PressTV-Corbyn backs MP who wants Israel move to US

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has backed Naz Shah, a British member of parliament who was suspended from the party in 2016 for making anti-Israeli comments on social media.

Corbyn appointed Shah, a mother-of-three former disability rights advocate and mental health charity chief, as shadow equalities minister on Wednesday.

The decision prompted reactions from pro-Israeli groups, who have called for an urgent meeting with the MP.

In early July 2014, Israel waged a devastating war on the Gaza Strip. The 50-day offensive claimed the lives of nearly 2,200 Palestinians, including 577 children.

Before becoming an MP in May 2015, Shah shared a graphic showing the outline of the occupied territories superimposed onto a US map with the comment “problem solved.”

Her caption for the image read:  “Solution for Israel-Palestine Conflict – Relocate Israel into United States.”

She posted yet another comment with the hashtag…

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