Jeremy Corbyn suspended: “It is a day of shame for the Labour Party. We have failed Jewish people”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Britain’s Labour Party will struggle to erase its moral stain
by Melanie Phillips
October 30, 2020

The report of an 18-month inquiry into anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour Party has now been published. Almost instantly, it produced a dramatic and unexpected result. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission, which conducted the inquiry, has thrown the book at Labour over its handling of the anti-Jewish bigotry in its ranks under its previous hard-left leader, Jeremy Corbyn. It has found that the party illegally harassed and discriminated against Jews, breaking equality laws. It identifies a culture within the party “which, at best, did not do enough to prevent anti-Semitism and, at worst, could be seen to accept it.” READ MORE

REUTERS UK Labour suspends ex-leader Corbyn on anti-Semitism ‘day of shame’ Britain’s Labour opposition suspended its former leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday after he downplayed a report that detailed serious failings in the party’s handling of persistent anti-Semitism complaints during his 2015-2019 leadership. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said it had found evidence of failure to adequately train people investigating alleged anti-Semitism, political interference in the processing of complaints, and harassment of individuals.

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