PressTV-UK Labour Party rejects Israel’s anti-Semitism definition

The UK Labour Party has adopted its own code of conduct which permits harsher criticism of Israel while also stating that “anti-Semitism is racism.”

But the new Labour code does not fully adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition preferred by the Zionist lobby, which cracks down on those who question Israel’s so-called “right to exist,” or calls it “racist,” or who accuse Jewish citizens of being more loyal to Israel than to the interests of their own nations.

The pro-Palestinian Labour Party leader Corbyn, who is on course to become Britain’s next prime minister, says he doesn’t want to stifle debate about Israel and Palestine within the party.

Corbyn has been dogged by accusations of being “soft on anti-Semitism” ever since he became Labour leader in 2015.

These accusations against Corbyn and his supporters, such as former London mayor Ken Livingstone, have mainly come from Labour Members of…

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