From September 2015 to July 2016, Get the Trolls Out! countered antisemitic speech in Europe through creative education, inclusive journalism, satire, and fact-based messages. How did we do it? Our media monitoring has been the basis of response actions taken by all of the wonderful partners in this project, such as cartoons, complaints, articles, videos, radio shows and theatre performances. We debunked false myths, ridiculed antisemites, exposed their lies, and showed the harm of hate speech.
Perhaps you have become numb to terrorist attacks that target Jewish people. We read Andrew Higgins' report in the Times, from the scene of the Nice mass-murder. The article states: "This was not a military base, or a guarded government building. It was simply a crowd celebrating in the street. Like the fans at the Bataclan, gunned down in Paris during a concert; or the newspaper staff of Charlie Hebdo; or the people blown up outside the airport in Turkey."
Press release 7 July 2016 – CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe is delighted to announce it has received a substantial amount from the European Commission Directorate General Justice - Fundamental rights and Union citizenship.These funds will support the new project “Facing all the Facts”. Built on the success of the European project “Facing Facts!