Momentum vice-chair sacked after anti-Semitism row

Momentum vice-chair sacked after anti-Semitism row
 

The vice-chairwoman of the Labour left-wing grassroots group Momentum has been sacked from the role amid a row over comments she made about anti-Semitism.
The organisation said it viewed Jackie Walker's behaviour as "irresponsible".
It said remarks on Holocaust Memorial Day and Jewish school security at a party training event were "ill-judged and offensive" but overall she did not appear to be anti-Semitic.
Ms Walker, who is Jewish herself, has said she is not an anti-Semite.
She was suspended by the Labour Party in May over comments made on social media in which she... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 66
Source: BBC
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