UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party

FILE PHOTO: Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London, Britain, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville -/File Photo

Source: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish.

Labour, Britain’s main opposition party, has promised to co-operate fully with the investigation, it added.

“We contacted Labour after receiving a number of complaints about allegations of antisemitism in the party,” the Equality and Human Rights Commission said in a statement.

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Categories: Anti-Semitism, Europe, UK

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UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party

FILE PHOTO: Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London, Britain, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville -/File Photo

Source: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish.

Labour, Britain’s main opposition party, has promised to co-operate fully with the investigation, it added.

“We contacted Labour after receiving a number of complaints about allegations of antisemitism in the party,” the Equality and Human Rights Commission said in a statement.

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Categories: Anti-Semitism, Europe, UK

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