About David Toube

David Toube, a London-based attorney, blogs at Harry's Place.

Muslim Council of Britain on Wilders and Qaradawi: Compare and Contrast

By February 12, 2009

The Muslim Council of Britain on Geert Wilders’ exclusion: Geert Wilders has been an open and relentless preacher of hate, there is little difference between his views and those of the far right. We have no problem with the challenge … Read More

Muslim Council of Britain Boycotts Holocaust Memorial Day Again

By January 26, 2009

Well, they kept quiet about it. And they boycott was only reported in the Guardian as far as I can see. They haven’t even got the guts to announce it on their own webside. But they did it, again: The … Read More

Defending Your Convictions

By January 19, 2009

Here is DeeDee Guttenplan in the Guardian: I remember writing privately to the leaders of Stop the War expressing discomfort over signs equating the Star of David with the swastika and headbands glorifying suicide bombing, and getting an extremely hostile … Read More

The Palestinian Ambassador’s Voice

By January 15, 2009

Peter Tatchell says: The London-based press watchdog, Arab Media Watch (AMW), has produced research demonstrating that British press reporting of the Middle East conflict has massively favoured the Israeli Ambassador to the almost complete exclusion of the Palestinian Ambassador. A … Read More

At the Israeli Embassy Last Night…

By January 8, 2009

The pro-Hamas demonstrators were opposed last night at the Israeli Embassy. The demonstrators threw eggs. The police found some of those demonstrators had brought knives and bricks. High Street Kensington Tube was closed, as a result of the disorder. (Photos … Read More

Qadhi Does It Again

By December 15, 2008

We all remember Yasir Qadhi, right? He’s speaker at the Global Peace and Unity Event, who had this to say about the Holocaust: All of these Polish Jews which Hitler was supposedly trying to exterminate, that’s another point, by the … Read More

“I’m Only Seeing It Now”: Some Leftists Begin to Grasp the Anti-Semitic Nature of Jihadism

By December 8, 2008

In Haaretz, Bradley Burston’s eye scales drop away: For the whole of my adult life, it irked me when my fellow Jews would routinely and without compunction, accuse anti-Zionists of being anti-Semitic, and conflate anti-Israeli sentiment with the Nazis. I … Read More

Jews in Pews

By November 26, 2008

I don’t believe in God. The whole story just doesn’t seem likely to me. I do like religion, however. That is, I like attractive Gurdwaras, Mosques, Renaissance choral music, and Thought For The Day with the Reverend Dr Giles Fraser, … Read More