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JDL threatens Press TV Canada reporter

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Press TV’s Canada correspondent Joshua Blakeney received a threatening email from the Jewish Defense League (JDL) over his criticism of Israel, in the following terms:

“Mr Blakeney,

In the middle of the last century, Jews had no right or means of response when they were demonised, persecuted and attacked by your ideological soulmates. Today, the world is a very different place. When we are attacked by hate-filled antisemites like you, we respond with all the resources at our disposal, and with extreme prejudice.
You clearly enjoy indulging your pathological hatred of Jews, but there are three things that you should remember: The code that we live by is ’never again’; our loathing of those who incite hatred against Jews is stronger than their hatred of us; we didn’t choose you as an enemy, you chose us.”

The Jewish Defense League is described in an FBI report entitled “Terrorism 2000/2001” as a “violent extremist organization.”

Since 2010, Joshua Blakeney has been Press TV’s Canadian correspondent based in Calgary, Alberta. He explains that he has been compelled by the actions and statements of Canada’s ruling neoconservatives to hone in on the role Zionists and the Jewish lobby play in Canadian society.

He responded to this attack on a live PressTV interview:

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