It’s so important that people realise that the picture painted by the mass media (including the so-called liberal media) of the Labour anti-Semitism issue is false. I am re-blogging this excellent piece by Tom Pride, but please also see what I have written on this elsewhere on this blog (this, for example).
The Guardian newspaper has removed a letter from over 100 prominent left-wing Jews – including Noam Chomsky, Norman Finkelstein and the actor Ed Asner – in support of Labour MP Chris Williamson against accusations of antisemitism:
This is apparently after a complaint from the anti-Corbyn and rather more right-wing Board of Deputies of British Jews.
This is simply censorship of Jewish voices on the left.
Therefore, in the name of openness and balance, here is the letter and the signatories reproduced in full. Please share:
Guardian Letter 9th July 2019
Jewish Statement: Reinstate Chris Williamson
We the undersigned, all Jews, are writing in support of Chris Williamson and to register our dismay at the recent letter organised by Tom Watson, and signed by parliamentary Labour party and House of Lords members, calling for his suspension.
Chris Williamson did not say that the party had been “too apologetic about…
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