Britain's Labour Party Backs Full International Definition of Anti-Semitism, Adds Caveat for "Freedom of Expression" on Israel

(Jewish News-UK) The British Labour party's National Executive Committee on Tuesday adopted the international definition of anti-Semitism, with a caveat to ensure "freedom expression on Israel or the rights of Palestinians." Labour adopted all 11 of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance examples of anti-Semitism, after having previously only accepted seven. Board of Deputies of British Jews President Marie van der Zyl said the decision "is very long overdue and regrettable that Labour has wasted a whole summer trying to dictate to Jews what constitutes offense against us."

2018-09-05 00:00:00

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