News Release

Did Israel Use False Charges of Anti-Semitism to Bring Down Corbyn?

CommonDreams reports: “‘An Inspiration to Progressive Forces’: Allies Stand in Solidarity With Jeremy Corbyn Following Labour Party Suspension.” The Electronic Intifadah reports: “UK ‘Labour anti-Semitism’ probe finds only two ‘unlawful acts.’

MIKO PELED, mikopeled@gmail.com, @mikopeled
Peled is a human rights activist born in Jerusalem. He is author of The General’s Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine and Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five.

He said today: “Jeremy Corbyn was arguably one of the most popular leaders in the West and the most promising to those who care for progressive causes. This presented a problem for Israel because it is afraid of strong leaders who express support for the Palestinian people. It was clear that Israel would stop at nothing to prevent Corbyn from entering 10 Downing Street and indeed with its strategy of redefining and weaponizing anti-Semitism, it was able to bring down the UK Labour Party and have Jeremy Corbyn suspended on unfounded charges of anti-Semitism.”