October 14, 2014

October 14th 2014, Boston, MA…Responding to reports that U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ campaign signs in Wiscasset, Pittston, and Farmingdale, Maine were defaced with swastikas, Robert O. Trestan, New England Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League issued the following statement: The swastika is a universal symbol of hate representing fear and intimidation and has no place…
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Responding to reports that U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ campaign signs in Wiscasset, Pittston, and Farmingdale, Maine were defaced with swastikas, Robert O. Trestan, New England Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League issued the following statement: The swastika is a universal symbol of hate representing fear and intimidation and has no place in any political campaign….
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moroccan islamic union mail fb October 10, 2014

This past week, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy became a cyber victim of an Islamic extremist group, Moroccan Islamist Union-Mail. The group, whose attacks are becoming more and more common, is believed to have hacked various government websites in other countries. For months, The Anti-Defamation League has been monitoring the group, as ADL New England Regional…
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October 5, 2014

On September 23rd The Anti-Defamation League  filed an amicus (friend-of-court) brief with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) in Commonwealth v. Amanda Kelly, Christopher Bratlie & Kevin Shdeed, a case which questions the standard for determining guilt under the state’s hate crimes statute. In 2008, Tizaya Robinson was beaten and hospitalized by a group of seven individuals who were yelling…
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