University professor embroiled in anti-Semitism row is sole shareholder of ...

University professor embroiled in anti-Semitism row is sole shareholder of Corbynite group bankrolling far left figures accused of harassing Jewish people Professor David Miller is facing calls to quit Bristol University academic role Claimed Jewish students were 'being used as political pawns' by state of Israel It has emerged he is the sole director of the 'Chris Williamson Campaign Group' Group has supported ex-London Mayor Ken Livingstone for 'unlawfully harassing' Jewish people 

By Jake Ryan For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 16:31 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 16:31 GMT, 28 February 2021

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A university professor embroiled in an anti-Semitism row is the sole shareholder of a Corbynite campaign group bankrolling far-left figures accused of harassing Jewish people, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

Professor David Miller is facing calls to quit his academic role after accusing Jewish students at Bristol University of 'being used as political pawns' by Israel which he described as 'a violent, racist foreign regime engaged in ethnic cleansing.'

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He said members of Bristol's Jewish Society were part of an orchestrated campaign to attack him after he said it was 'fundamental to Zionism to encourage Islamophobia and anti-Arab racism'.

Now it has emerged Mr Miller is also the sole director of the 'Chris Williamson Campaign Group' which is backing a raft of far-left figures accused of anti-Semitism or who have been kicked out the Labour Party.

Professor David Miller is facing calls to quit his academic role after accusing Jewish students at Bristol University of 'being used as political pawns' by Israel which he described as 'a violent, racist foreign regime engaged in ethnic cleansing'

Professor David Miller is facing calls to quit his academic role after accusing Jewish students at Bristol University of 'being used as political pawns' by Israel which he described as 'a violent, racist foreign regime engaged in ethnic cleansing'

Chris Williamson, a former Corbynite Labour MP, is using his 'Left Legal Fighting Fund' to help bankroll legal challenges by former London Mayor Ken Livingstone and Pam Bromley.

Livingstone was found to have 'unlawfully harassed' Jewish people by the Equality and Human Rights Commission when he claimed criticism of an MP's alleged anti-Semitic comment was 'part of a smear campaign by "the Israel lobby"'.

Meanwhile Ms Bromley was accused of posting anti-Semitic comments on Facebook in a Labour anti-Semitism report.

Both are now seeking to challenge the

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