The leaked report undoubtedly poses serious difficulties, but it may also offer a chance to move decisively against the previous regime.
Posts Tagged: Antisemitism
I couldn’t believe that Susan had lived through so much – but felt that she had no choice to protest against the same hatred over 70 years later.
“People need to take their heads out of the sand”…and rid the party of the “cancer” of antisemitism.
The word has not gained the same currency as ‘antisemitism’ because its original one was fundamentally flawed, and subsequent iterations inadequate.
They knew that British Jews were frightened of the prospect of a Corbyn Government. They knew those fears were valid. Yet Phillips and Nandy carried on campaigning.
“You have to save us from that guy…”, says one member of the public. “Otherwise we’re all leaving the country!”, adds another.
“I’m deeply saddened” to hear of the Jewish community’s concerns about the Labour Party, the Shadow Chancellor says.
The Opposition’s challenger to Boris Johnson has said that Israel “has no right to exist”, amongst other comments.
The Prime Minister confronts Corbyn over “his failure to deal with racism in the Labour Party”.
It seems they hope that if they can weather the antisemitism scandal long enough, it will simply be accepted as background noise.
Mohammed Amin: I don’t like the term “Islamophobia”. But since we’re stuck with it, here’s my own definition.
I have intentionally used the structure of the IHRA definition of anti-semitism, since it has become an industry standard.
It’s right to protest against the UK rolling out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia. But don’t then invite Houthis to Parliament.
One Labour MP appears to be performing a dedicated Jeremy Corbyn tribute act by mimicking his foreign policy double standards.
More likely, they hope they can force him to give them something they want – and in return they will continue to ignore their many misgivings about him.
WATCH: McDonnell ‘hopes’ Labour will get a “get a clean bill of health” from antisemitism investigation
The Shadow Chancellor was being asked about a possible intervention by the human rights watchdog.
Ten initial thoughts on today’s announcement by Umunna and his colleagues.