It has been reported that Labour MP Chris Williamson has been suspended, yet again, on charges of anti-Semitism. The outspoken MP was last suspended in February after claiming that Labour had given “too much ground” over the issue.
A furious row over anti-Semitism erupted in the US Democratic Party as its leadership attempted to pass a resolution in the lower chamber of Congress to condemn language used by a Muslim congresswoman.
Allegations of anti-Semitism against the UK Labour Party since 2015 has been a systematic assault to undermine the party’s freedom in choosing its leadership and decrease its popularity, a political commentator and academic in London says.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has broken his silence over an anti-Semitism row affecting his party, saying he would not accept changing the party’s new code on anti-Semitism as it would violate the right of many Jews who are critical of Zionism and the loath the Israeli regime.
An anti-Semitism row within the British Labour Party has deepened as critics of party chief Jeremy Corbyn seize on comments he made to the Press TV six years ago, saying they reflected the anti-Semite feelings of the Labour leader.
A senior manager of Britain’s state-funded BBC news network has voiced concerns about the growing anti-Semitism mood across the UK that according to the British media is attributed to the Israel’s summer war on Gaza.