UNITE leader Len McCluskey has rubbished claims that Labour is rife with antisemitism, saying that the latest row is an attempt to undermine Jeremy Corbyn.
Mr McCluskey argued that allegations of anti-Jewish sentiment was “mood music” intended to make voters think that the...
Thursday 28th Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THE Jewish Socialists’ Group (JSG) has called on public bodies to reject a controversial definition of anti-semitism adopted by Haringey Council last week.
Councillors in the north London borough voted on July 24 to endorse the definition of anti-semitism drafted by the...
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
LIB DEM leader Tim Farron bowed to Tory pressure yesterday, sacking a general election candidate amid allegations of anti-semitism.
He denounced former MP David Ward as “unfit to represent the party” hours after Theresa May launched a Commons attack against plans for him to...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
It’s good the former London mayor has not been expelled from Labour, but he ought to have avoided a sorry affair which hasn’t helped Corbyn, says DAVID ROSENBERG
Monday 10th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
KEN LIVINGSTONE insisted he had nothing to apologise for yesterday as he arrived to face a Labour Party grilling about his comments on Adolf Hitler.
The former London mayor said the two-day misconduct hearing — looking into whether he brought the Labour Party into disrepute...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
There is a world of difference between criticising Israeli government policies and anti-semitism, writes WALTER WOLFGANG
AN ANTI-SEMITIC sign that appeared near a north London synagogue was brushed off as an “art project” by its creator yesterday.
A red triangle with a depiction of an orthodox Jewish man in a hat, in the style of a “beware of” road sign, appeared on a lamppost in...
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
COUNTERTERROR police arrested a 21-year-old Blackpool man yesterday for inciting racial hatred.
The man was arrested for two public order offences after allegedly using threatening, abusive and insulting words likely to stir up racial hatred.
One charge relates to remarks on...
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
THERESA MAY declares that, in the wake of her government adopting a definition of anti-semitism, “anyone guilty of that will be called out on it.”
So they should be. All forms of racism, of which anti-semitism is among the most virulent and long-lived, should be anathema to...
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
HATRED towards Jews will be “called out” with the introduction of an official definition of anti-semitism, Prime Minister Theresa May vowed yesterday.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) — an organisation backed by 31 countries — agreed upon...