The Rt Hon The Lord Janner
The Holocaust Educational Trust
The Queen's speech promises a new legislation against discrimination
on the grounds of religion, etc. In the past, when Jews
asked for similar legislation, we were told that religion
(meaning the Jewish religion) is fair game for discussion
and debate, and not entitled to protection. Now that legislation
is being introduced for Moslems, I wish to make the following
1. Protection of Muslims from discrimination should also
mean protecting the rest of us from Islamic attacks.
2. The Christian and Moslem Scriptures contain explicit
and vicious attacks on Jews. The new legislation should
make it clear that any such attacks do not get immunity
just because it is a part of Scriptures. If it runs foul
of the new legislation it should not be broadcast or reproduced
or used in sermons.
Thank you very much for your interesting letter. I will
not only take your views into account myself but pass them
on to colleagues.
With best wishes,
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