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Gordon over at Harrys Place is reporting that The National Union of Journalists will take "no further action" on implementing the resolution by its members to boycott Israeli goods and services – this decision comes a day ahead of the Engage event….

Maureen Lipman and Howard Jacobson are now confirmed speakers at this event organised against the boycott Israel campaign and supported by the pro-active bloggers Euston Manifesto Group, London Jewish Forum, Progress, Jewish Labour Movement, which takes place at 6.00 PM tomorrow at  Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London (tickets are sold out).

Speakers confirmed so far include: Jonathan Freedland, Anthony Julius, John Mann MP, Adrian Cohen (London Jewish Forum), Tim Dawson (NUJ Executive, personal capacity), Eric Lee (Labourstart, organisation given for the purpose of identification only), David Hirsh, Jane Ashworth, Eve Garrard, Robert Fine, Adrian Cohen.

The Euston Manifesto-sponsored parliamentary debate on “Terror and liberalism” from May of this year is still available on YouTube. The speakers were: Imran Ahmad, author of ‘Unimagined: a Muslim boy meets the West’, and board member of British Muslims for Secular Democracy, Louise Ellman MP, Prof. Alan Johnson, editor of the Democratiya journal, Reem Magribi, editor of Sharq Magazine, board member of British Muslims for Secular Democracy, John Mann MP, Chair of the Parliamentary Committee into Anti-Semitism . Euston Manifesto debates at: youtube.com/EustonManifesto.

DavidT at Harrys Place has posted a terrific piece on the MCB, more to follow.

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