Joan Ryan has become the eighth British Labour MP to quit the party in the past 48 hours, citing its tolerance of a culture of anti-Jewish racism. The Enfield North MP said she was horrified, appalled and angered by Labor's failure to tackle anti-Semitism, saying its leadership allowed Jews to be abused with impunity.Add your comment!
Seven British Labour MPs have quit their party and set up as a group of independents, saying politics in Britain is “broken” and criticising Labour policy on Brexit and its failure to tackle anti-Semitism among its membership.Add your comment!
Jewish institutions in Argentina have launched a campaign against British singer Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd front-man. Waters’ Us +Them tour has been travelling around Latin America for the last month.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said people who dish out anti-Semitic poison need to understand: you do not do it in my name. In an article for The Guardian he said anti-Semitism was a real problem that Labour was working to overcome. But he did not give in to demands to adopt all the examples of anti-Semitism cited by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).
Ken Livingstone has said he is resigning from the Labour Party. The ex-London mayor has been suspended since 2016 in a row over allegations of anti-Semitism following comments he made about Hitler and Zionism.