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EXPOSED: Luke Akehurst, Saudi Arms Sales, Shai Masot, and the Israeli Lobby

29 Jul

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[The above collection includes images available from the internet of Luke Akehurst speaking on behalf of the Zionist Federation, an image of a girl disfigured by use of Saudi White phosphorous, a Stop Arming Saudi image, and an image of the efforts to silence critics of Israel]

This blog article is about Luke Akehurst and the extent of his involvement against the will of the British people and collusion with the State of Israel to undermine British politics and democracy.

You should be aware that Luke Akehurst has been a Labour member for many years; is known to dislike the current party leader, Jeremy Corbyn; and is a very active supporter of the Israeli government in the UK.

We’ll go into his work and professional background, other activities, as well as links to the nefarious Israeli lobby, shortly, but let’s first start with what initially necessitated this blog exposé on his involvement.

On the 26 July, 2017, Luke tweeted the following:

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It was in direct response to a tweet by Green Party Leader, Caroline Lucas, calling for the complete cessation of arms sales to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Luke replies that supporting Saudi’s assault on Yemen is justified in his view, because (and I quote): “I absolutely do not want Iran to win in Yemen or anywhere else.”

Luke’s view of Iran, ‘as a common enemy of Western society’, is essentially a Zionist and Israeli one, but not entirely unjustified.

His comments were made in reference to current war efforts and activities by the Saudi regime in Yemen.

To be clear, Iran is not currently active in Yemen.

Rather, the UAE, Israel, and the US, currently run secret torture centres there, and the country is under constant joint military bombardment, including use of White phosphorous.

Use of White phosphorous has long been banned under international law, but you can see in one of the images above (girl to the right), that it is still in use and the damage and suffering its indiscriminate use causes.

Since 2015, in excess of 2,000 children have been murdered by the Saudis in Yemen and now Amnesty, UNICEF, and others report major outbreaks of cholera and potential famine.

Hichem Yezza, Editor-in-chief at Ceasefire Magazine, called Luke’s support for Saudi repugnant and ill-informed.

Luke’s response was to first question Hichem’s credentials on the matter and then seemingly ignore the costs of orchestrated proxy wars, claiming that selling arms to Saudi is right and proper because it protects British industry and jobs.

For the record, it is no secret that the Saudi war with Yemen is a proxy war and part of Israel’s so-called Yinon plan, to establish a greater Israel, and wipe out its Muslim and Arab enemies in the Middle East.

According to international law, Israel is not permitted to have any nuclear weapons; but it does, and has the fourth largest military in the world.

The fact of the matter is, countries like Turkiye, Iran, and Pakistan, help keep Israel and its plans in check. Without which, Israel’s activities would go unchecked, with disastrous outcomes for the whole of humanity.

Nonetheless, Israel continues to do all it can to work around and undermine these safeguards.

Despite knowing this, Luke refuses to publicly admit any of it, claiming that it’s all a conspiracy.

However, on closer inspection, when you ask Luke about his work and affiliations, he goes quiet all of a sudden.

For example, Luke is employed as a director for the British-based ‘We Believe in Israel’ Campaign (WBiIC).

WBiIC is a campaigning organisation founded and set up by BICOM, known as the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, which was founded by the Israeli billionaire, Chaim Poju Zabludowicz.

Zabludowicz acquired his fortune via his father, Schlomo, an arms dealer.

Poju Zabludowicz was recently required to give evidence in corruption charges laid against Netanyahu and is known to have given former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, significant, undisclosed personal donations and gifts.

BICOM and the ‘We Believe in Israel’ Campaign are lobbying organisations, but neither are registered as such, which is a legal requirement in accordance with UK lobbying regulations.

Luke denies that either BICOM or WBiIC are involved in lobbying activities, but you can see the evidence here for yourselves.

Further evidence of lobbying can be found here.

Chaim Poju Zabludowicz is also closely linked with the Community Security Trust founder, Gerald Maurice Ronson, who is a convicted fraudster and suspected tax avoider.

The ‘We Believe in Israel’ Campaign published a claim on its website to have gathered the support of 200 plus UK Members of Parliament, to support the activities and efforts of the State of Israel as part of their individual candidacy and election commitment in the 2017 General Election.

This is a clear breach of electioneering and lobbying regulations.

After some persistent questioning, Luke confirmed that BICOM pays his salary as director of WBiIC.

Luke also confirmed that he has met with the former Israeli diplomat Shai Masot.

For those unaware, Masot was sent back to Israel, after he was exposed by Al Jazeera, for attempting to infiltrate and subvert British politics and democratic processes.

When questioned as to when he last met with Masot, Luke answered that he last met with him in 2016.

Luke was pushed further, to provide exact details, of what he last discussed with Masot, but refused to answer.

Similarly, when asked to give the name of his new contact and handler from Israel at the British Israeli Embassy, Luke also refused to answer and simply blocked the Twitter account asking him these questions.

[Watch and listen from 2mins 40secs]

Interestingly, Luke has not expressed any concern regarding the girl (see header image) who was disfigured by the use of White phosphorous.

Not that you care, Luke, but her name is Walaa Hussien al-Hutroum, aged 9, from Sanaa, Yemen. The photo was taken on the 25 April, 2015.

Luke is also implicated in the false smears of antiSemitism instigated by Ruth Smeeth, MP, former staff member of BICOM against Labour activist Mark Wadden.

Luke is also a member and supporter of the World Zionist Organisation and proactively works to counter and criminalise the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

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Note: all of this is going to your Labour branch CLP, the Charity Commission, the Electoral Commission, Momentum, and the Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists.

[If you are reading any of this, Luke et al, I have scraped your websites, so delete away, as I have copies of everything!]

Author: Jason Schumann

EXPOSED: British General Election and Israeli Lobby

9 Jun

[Published 09 June 2017]

As the Russian media and Putin’s government have been exposed for interfering in the election of Donald Trump and efforts to subvert the outcome of the election of France’s President Macron, so have Israel’s efforts to alter the outcome of the UK General Election.

President Macon of France, whose private emails were leaked, noted in the Youtube clip shown above, that no foreign state power should use propaganda or seek to undermine and interfere with the democratic processes of any other state as a means to its own ends.

This is exactly why Donald Trump is now facing impeachment for his collusion with the Russian government in the hacking of the DNC and smearing Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign. 

In the case of this blog, it can now be confirm that three British-based organisations have been exposed in actively attempting to subvert and influence the democracy of British politics, by specifically seeking to gerrymander the outcome of the election.

All of the organisations mentioned, have direct links to the Israeli government itself.

A search of social media posts confirms that one of these nefarious organisations, the Israel Britain Alliance, had its website set up anonymously by the World Zionist Federation.

In its campaign to muster up support in the UK General 2017, the Israel Britain Alliance, which was set up in February 2016 and renewed its web domain registration in February 2016, just six weeks before Theresa May announced the June election on the 18 April, 2017, states that its purpose is to persuade election candidates to sign up to its pledge to support Israel.

Its campaign appears to have had some success, in that more than 200 election candidates have pledged their support of the State of Israel.

Another of these lobbying organisations, is the ‘We Believe in Israel’ campaign website, which appears to have been set up by the British Israel Communications and Research Centre.

One of its directors, is listed as Richard Adam Cannon, who is also listed as a director of the London Jewish Forum and the London Press Club. The ‘We Believe in Israel’ website, lists several activities, including campaigning against UK foreign aid being given to charities supporting the education of Palestinian children.

Luke Akehurst, its director and an active Labour member, boasts the success of the pledge to lobby election candidates to support Israel and its efforts to criminalise the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement that opposes illegal settlements and human rights abuses of Palestinians.

In its general election ‘campaign toolkit’, the We Believe in Israel website, gives volunteers and supporters ‘How-to’ guides on ‘lobby[ing] MPs’, ‘influence[ing] people’, ‘dealing with anti-Israel arguments’, ‘joining a political or trade union party’, ‘sending campaign emails’, and provides a number of lesson plans, resources, and factsheets on preparedness and countering criticism of Israel.

A third organisation, the Anglo Israel Association, is run by one Ruth Saunders. Its president is the current UK Israeli Ambassador, Mark Regev, who has repeatedly dismissed the role of Shai Masot, the Israeli diplomat etc, who was sacked and ordered to return to Israel for actively subverting UK politics and democracy with threats to ‘bring down’ MPs considered to be anti-Israel.

No one is suggesting that the organisations listed in this blog article are or have been involved in leaking false, hacked, or misleading information to the media in the UK General Election, but not one of these organisations are registered as lobbying organisations, which is a legal requirement under UK law.

The purpose in their campaign is, and always has been, to influence UK foreign policy in regard to the Middle East peace process between Israel and Gaza and the wider Middle East conflict regarding Iran and Syria, which is part of a longerterm plan to remove Israel’s enemies.

Author: Jason Schumann

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