Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Quote of the day 20th July 2022

"The evidence clearly demonstrated that a vociferous faction in the party sees any issues regarding anti-Semitism as exaggerated by the right to embarrass the left," it says.

"It was of course also true that some opponents of Jeremy Corbyn saw the issue of anti-Semitism as a means of attacking him.

"Thus, rather than confront the paramount need to deal with the profoundly serious issue of anti-Semitism in the party, both factions treated it as a factional weapon."

Extracts from The-Forde-Report.pdf ( detailing the results of an inquiry into anti-semitism in the Labour party.

No political party is completely free of racism or can afford to be complacent about it, and the Forde Report contains plenty of things which every party, not just Labour, should see as mistakes to avoid when seeking to eradicate racism.

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