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AFL draft star targeted by anti-Semitic abuse

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Dvir Abramovich, chairman of the Anti-Defamation Commission, said that Australians must accept that the genie of antisemitism is out of the bottle. The number of revolting posts that have targeted Harry Sheezel on Facebook is alarming, and points to a large-scale normalisation and acceptance of bigoted, hateful speech.
Published 2 months ago · Canberra, Australia

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AFL draft star targeted by anti-Semitic abuse

A young AFL star set to be a high draft pick has been hit with vile abuse that would “make neo-Nazis very proud”.

2 months ago·Australia
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Sheezel won’t let abuse spoil his moment after making AFL draft history

Sheezel showed maturity beyond his 18 years when he became, simply because of the attention he generated through being the first Jewish player drafted since 1999, the target of online antisemitic abuse that will be investigated by the AFL. 

2 months ago·Australia
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AFL to investigate anti-Semitic abuse

The AFL has contacted top draft prospect Harry Sheezel's management and will investigate anti-Semitic online slurs targeting the Jewish teenager.

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Top AFL draft prospect the target of vile racist attacks on social media

The inspirational Jewish droughtbreaker has been subjected to disgusting abuse too horrible to mention.

2 months ago·Australia
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‘They’re ignorant and uneducated’: Top AFL prospect Harry Sheezel responds after anti-Semitic abuse

A young AFL player who’s set to go early in this year’s draft has been targeted in a stream of vile anti-Semitic abuse.

2 months ago·Australia
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AFL to investigate anti-Semitic abuse

The AFL has contacted top draft prospect Harry Sheezel's management and will investigate anti-Semitic online slurs targeting the Jewish teenager.

2 months ago·Perth, Australia
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