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Britain’s opposition party wrestles with its identity

Starmer came into office reiterating his utter determination to stamp out the scourge of antisemitism from the party. From very early in his leadership he demonstrated his resolve.

My Word: Going through the anti-Israel motions

In a classic move, antisemitism was replaced by anti-Israel hatred: No problem with the Jews, just with the one and only Jewish state.

Labour Party candidate Lloyd Russell-Moyle after he is announced as the winner for the constituency

UK Labour Party announces new review process for antisemitism complaints

The party is “turning the page on the blight of antisemitism,” said Jewish former Labour lawmaker Ruth Smeeth, who was bombarded with antisemitic death threats in 2019.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/09/2021
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Ken Loach: UK Labour Party expelled me for not 'disowning' alleged antisemites

Loach is a close friend and major supporter Jeremy Corbyn, the former Labour leader who was excoriated for allowing what critics deemed a major antisemitism streak to fester.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
16/08/2021

UK Labour to expel hundreds of antisemitism deniers

The move will expel hundreds of members from the party that are part of four groups: Labour Against the Witch Hunt, Socialist Appeal, Labour in Exile and Resist.

UK Labour activists suspended over antisemitism lose court petition

Eight members of the British Labour Party claim they had been unfairly suspended or expelled following antisemitic remarks.

Vans with slogans aimed at Britain's Labour Party are driven around Parliament Square ahead of a deb

Local UK Labour Party branch's discussion on sanctioning Israel blocked

A local Labour Party branch was calling for Israel to "end its violation of the human rights of Palestinians" and that UK parliament should "impose legal sanctions on Israel."

A general view of the Broadcasting House at BBC headquarters in Central London in 2017.

BBC reporter comes under fire for tweet saying 'Hitler was right'

BBC digital reporter Tala Halawa's 2014 antisemitic tweets were unearthed recently.

British Labour Party suspends 14 members over alleged antisemitism

Spokespeople for Labour and the Conservatives said the suspensions were part of the policy of zero tolerance toward antisemitic rhetoric in their ranks.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/05/2021

Twitter suspends Jewish account key to UK Labour defeat

The anonymous account suspended by Twitter, GnasherJew, was a leading source of allegations of Antisemitism against the UK Labour Party and its then-leader Jeremy Corbyn during the 2019 election.

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