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October 15, 2013 11:27 am

British MP George Galloway Confronted by Pro-Israel Student at Oxford University (VIDEO)

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George Galloway with Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh.

Controversial British MP George Galloway got his comeuppance when he returned to Oxford University Monday night.

The pro-Hamas politician was last witnessed storming out of a debate with a student there in February when he learned of the student’s Israeli nationality.

This time around he wasn’t afforded such freedom of movement.

Video was captured of a student approaching “the MP for Bradford West whilst he intoned a speech in Hebrew and gesticulated angrily at Mr Galloway,” wrote Cherwell, the Oxford University student newspaper.

The student, identified as Jonathan Hunter, carried an Israeli flag which elicited enough fear in Galloway that he warned the student to “back off,” wrote Cherwell.

Hunter then reproached Galloway for his behavior during his last visit to Oxford, telling him: “I think you did a lot of harm by not speaking to my friend Eylon [Aslan-Levy] and not having a constructive dialogue with him” before informing him he did not in fact have a question for him, “because I don’t debate with racists,” after which he walked out of the debating chamber waving his flag.

On his Facebook page, Aslan-Levy applauded Hunter, writing, “Jonathan Hunter is my new hero.” Galloway took to social media in a little less benevolent manner, tweeting after the event “…and we’ve found the fool of the night!”

Galloway has made no secret in the past of his hostility towards Israel, even going so far as to claim the Jewish state provided chemical weapons to al-Qaeda which he claimed were used in an attack against Syrian civilians near Damascus in August. The United States and Israel concluded the regime of Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the attack; a UN fact-finding mission, while not assigning blame, provided strong circumstantial evidence that pointed in the direction of Syrian government culpability, not al-Qaeda’s.

Watch a video of the incident at Oxford below:

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  • Vivienne Leijonhufvud

    So many Muslims who hate Judaism voted for a creep like Galloway.

  • Vivienne Leijonhufvud

    Another good piece of news Zack. Good god the dreaming spires of sleepy fake intellectual Oxford are waking up! Remember Harold Pinter’s play anyone? ‘The Accident.’ Oxford is the town in which several Muslims were detained tried and imprisoned for grooming, kidnapping and trafficking white girls under the age of consent for the sex trade both amidst the Muslim Community UK, all over Europe and Scandinavia and some poor kids have probably finished up as sex slaves in Saudi.

  • roz lieber

    Our best hope is that George Galloway buys an apartment in Gaza. And in the dead of nite, someone nails a mezuzah to his front door frame.

  • E Pluribus Beagle

    Galloway needs to be disappeared.

  • maria

    Galloway is a racist, nazi and should be indicted for promoting hatred against Jews.
    He sounds like Goebbels.

  • Sandy Brown

    Yes, this man is a Muslim and had had so many wives. Nobody takes a lot of notice of him over here in the UK. We know he is just a twat. Nobody likes him. Apart from the Muslims who live in the UK. He hangs out with them anyway. He is just an idiot basically.

    • Lynne T

      Not “just a twat” but a twat who does an enormous amount of damage by raising money for Hamas and generating hostility toward Israel by disseminating lies, and making a rather lucrative career out of it.

  • It shows the failure of Britain’s anti-racism laws that Galloway has never been arrested for his racist behaviour. MPs do not have immunity from the law. While a leading MP is being harrassed for allegedly cheeking a policeman who told him he couldn’t go through the main gates to Downing Street with his bike and this is turning into a major police internal investigation lasting for months (!) Galloway can behave with inpunity. If a Jewish MP behaved like that to Moslems can you imagine the scandal!

    • Lynne T

      yes, not to mention Galloway’s pet charity, Viva Palestina, of which he is a board member, is about 2 years overdue with requisite filings to the Charities Commission.

  • Steve Marks

    Oxford allowing this mongrel in is disgraceful. Britains that voted for this pig are just as bad. Shame on them

  • Okey

    The best thing that we can do is to unmask Galloway as a Mossad agent.

  • Richard Z. Chesnoff

    Bravo Yonatan! Galloway is a twisted publicity hungry anti-Semitic Israel hater and both he and his audiences needs to be reminded of this from time to time….

  • Steven Kalka

    Israel is a reminder of an empire Britain no longer has. It’s sour grapes. Maybe this should be a new psychiatric diagnosis called ‘Lost Empire Syndrome’. The drug companies could develop an experimental new drug, and get British haters of Israel.

  • Jonathan Reston

    George Galloway is just another anti-Semite coward hiding behind the excuse of politics as the reason for his viciously racist double standard toward the Jewish State.

    George Galloway- a proud member of the lunatic fringe, should move to Iran where he can be among many more like-minded people who embrace conspiracy theories as if they are basic thruths and outright lies as if they are too.

    George Galloway stands opposed to values that the U.S., Great Britain, Israel and few others stand alone in defending. He is a morally bankrupt human being who’s many views are consistent with Nazism.

    It’s sad that Oxford would even give such a person a platform to speak and be heard. George should hang out with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad now that he has more free time. These two would be best buddies.

  • Bernard Ross

    Galloway libels jews as did those who said jews drank christian blood. He is an existential enemy undeserving of mercy. He should be beaten near death and left for dead in the gutter. His childrens throats should be slit like the Fogel baby so he could learn about terror.

    • I hope readers take this response as hyperbole, otherwise it could be seen as inciting violence and if acted upon the writer could be at risk of being indicted for encouraging or assisting a crime.

      Don’t get me wrong, Galloway is clearly prejudiced against Israel and Jews. I do not agree with his views but surely we could rebut his positions without resorting to violence?

      We do not have to stoop to his level.

  • Efram Paul

    Dirty Nazi pig.

    • Chris Moyler

      I too detest George Galloway’s views, but you cannot fight hatred with hatred, however bad the views of the other may be. If you do, you both sink to the same low level. This kind of comment doesn’t help the debate one bit, in my opinion. At what point should comments be moderated? Thank-you

      • Elliot J. Stamler

        Nonsense-pure idiotic ultra-liberal nonsense. Evil in the form of nazism which is exactly what G alloway represents should be destroyed by whatever means are available without limitation–I can give you six million reasons why.

  • Sylvie7

    Kol Hakavod Yonatan.