London — In a firm break with the left of the British opposition Labor Party, its new leader dismissed a senior member of his leadership team on Thursday because he shared an article online that the party said contained anti-Semitism Conspiracy theory.
The removal of Keir Starmer, the leader of the New Labour Party, represented a clear shift in handling anti-Semitism charges under the leadership of his predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn. Voters expressed anger at Jeremy Corbyn’s defeat of the party in a general election in December. The Communist Party has been slow to respond to anti-Semitism.
Mr. Stammer, from a more moderate labor faction, asked Ms. Lambelli to dismiss her leadership team. She previously praised an English actress who accused the Israeli security services of training the tactics without any evidence. Any evidence. Used when a police officer in Minneapolis killed George Freud. Floyd’s death last month triggered widespread protests in the United States and other regions caused by police brutality against African Americans and other people of color.
Actress Maxine Peake said in the British news media Independent: “The tactics for the American police to kneel on George Floyd’s neck are from the Israeli Secret Service Learned at the seminar.” An article about her was published on Thursday.
Ron Bailey Post an article on TwitterSay “Maxine Peake is an absolute diamond.”
For many readers, the hint that Israel played a role in Mr. Freud’s killing by the police was clearly anti-Semitism. Ms. Ron Bailey’s defender pointed out that an article published by Amnesty International discussed the itinerary of US law enforcement officials traveling to Israel for training. The article does not mention the Minneapolis police station or the use of neck restraints.
A spokesperson for Stammer said in a statement: “The article Rebecca shared earlier contains anti-Semitism conspiracy theories.” “As the leader of the Labor Party, Kiel made it clear that restoring trust with the Jewish community is the first Important. There are many different forms of anti-Semitism, and we must all remain vigilant.
Before being fired, Ms. Ron Bailey, who led the party’s handling of educational affairs in the shadow cabinet, tweeted that she published the article “not to be recognized in all respects”. She later said that this clarified wording had been approved in advance by Mr. Stamer’s office, but his office then told her to delete all her posts about the article. Ms. Long-Bailey will remain in Congress.
“Before requesting further action, I asked to discuss these issues with Kiel, but sadly, he has already made a decision,” She wrote on twitter. “I know very well that I will continue to support the Labor Party in Parliament under the leadership of Kiel Starmer.”
The British Jewish Representative Committee said that she had asked Ms. Lambelli to apologize, but her response was “candid and sad”. The organization praised Mr. Stamer’s decision to fire her.
The president of the organization, Marie van der Zyl, said: “Neither party has room for such action.” Said in the statement, “After so many years of challenges, the Labor Party is now making this clear under the leadership of its new leader.”
Labour MP John McDonnell led the party to deal with economic issues under Mr. Corbyn and defended Ms. Long-Bailey. He said the comments in the news report are acceptable to Israel Within the scope of criticism.
“In the entire process of discussing anti-Semitism, people always say that criticizing the State of Israel is not anti-Semitism,” He wrote on Twitter. “So I don’t think this article is @RLong_Bailey Should be fired. I support her. “
In an article shared by Ms. Long-Bailey about Ms. Peake, the British actress also defended Mr. Corbyn, which was an implied condemnation of Mr. Starmer, who tried to turn the face of the former leader. The actress said that people who chose to return to the Labour Party because of Mr. Stamer should be ashamed. Ms. Long-Bailey competes with Starmer to take over the party’s leadership position and positions herself as the most stubborn hope to maintain control of the Labor Party.
The British Equality and Human Rights Commission conducted a one-year investigation into anti-Semitism within the labor force. Mr. Stamer was elected as the party’s leader in April, and he has promised to implement his recommendations.