A BBC employee has been fired for posting antisemitic content, including Holocaust denial, on social media, highlighting the need for the BBC to address and condemn antisemitism within its organisation. The Mail has more.
Dawn Queva, a BBC scheduler, shared a string of hateful messages on Facebook.
She described the Holocaust as a “holohoax”, prompting calls for the BBC to take action.
The Daily Mail understands she was sacked on Friday.
In the messages, she refers to “AshkeNazis”, a slur that is a play on ‘Ashkenazi’ – Jews who descend from those who lived in Central or Eastern Europe.
One message claims the Ashkenazi Jews are “a bunch of subcontinental European melanin recessive CaucAsian japhetic AshkeNazi who have no None zero zilch blood connection to the land of Palestine or Israel historically”.
Another brands Jewish people an “invader coloniser species”. Ms. Queva also allegedly described white people as “barbaric” and “bloodthirsty”. In other posts, she referred to the U.K. as the ‘UKKK’ – a reference to the Ku Klux Klan. …
Broadcaster, Mail columnist and former BBC presenter Andrew Neil said ex-colleagues had told him it was “grim” and “frightening” to be Jewish at the BBC at the moment. He wrote on X: “Where’s the Director General and his army of BBC executives paid large salaries to get a grip of matters like this?”
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