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PL: Anti-semitism in Labour

thursday 27th june, 12.41-12.53pm, last wednesday morning (10th july), 11.43-11.56am, and last thursday morning (11th july), 11.47am-12.04pm, on bbc 2 tv

politics live (presented by jo coburn and andrew neil) include …

“Allegations of anti-semitism within the Labour party.”

including contributions from …

tosh mcdonald of aslef

• lord falconer

wes streeting mp

andy mcdonald mp

• journalist madeline grant

• theresa villiers mp

• journalist david aaronovitch

• journalist dawn foster


Newsnight: Burgon and Zionists

yesterday evening (thursday 9th), 10.41-10.47pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

Jeremy Corbyn says ‘Nigel Farage’s Brexit is a Brexit  for conspiracy theorists, for those who see Muslims and migrants and George Soros as the enemy.’ Isn’t that a bit rich coming from you?

“You’re a man who believes that all Zionists are enemies of peace?

including interview with …

richard burgon mp

(see original bbc interview by andrew neil at


DP: Corbyn shrugs

this morning (wednesday 25th), 11.47-11.54am, on bbc 2
daily politics (presented by andrew neil) includes …

“Peter Dowd, why was Jeremy Corbyn not able to accede to any of the requests of the Jewish leaders?”

including interview with …
peter dowd mp

Daily Politics: Ken Livingstone

yesterday afternoon (thursday 28th), 12.07-12.30pm, on bbc 2
daily politics (presented by andrew neil and jo coburn) includes …

“Ken Livingstone on allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour party.”

including interview with …
ken livingstone
nick clegg
john mann (more…)

George Galloway

sunday 31st may, 11.34-11.42am, on bbc 1
sunday politics (presented by andrew neil) includes …

“… and George Galloway comes on to say why he wants to be Mayor of London.”
(0:34:10) “… the venal, the vile, the racists, and the Zionists, will all be celebrating”
(0:38:40) “It would certainly be my aim to encourage the huge swell of pro-Palestinian support in London, I think Palestine has more supporters in London than anywhere else in the country.”


Menzies Cambell: ISIS caused by Israel

last tuesday lunchtime (7th october), 12.08-12.16pm, on bbc 2
daily politics: lib dem mp menzies campbell interviewed by andrew neil claims that israel/palestine is one of the principal causes of the rise of both ISIS and al qaeda, and on being rubbished by neil backs it up only by claiming it as the motivation for british women becoming “brides for jihadists”

“(Menzies Campbell, 0:13:38) “What are the causes of the rise of ISIS and Al Qaida? One of the principal causes is the fact of the continuing dispute between Israel and the Palestinians.”
 “What’s the evidence for that?”
“There’s plenty of evidence.”
 “ISIS never talks about Israel at all, it is entirely born out of events in Syria, and then the Sunni uprising, they never talk about Palestine.”
“If you’re trying to persuade 15-year old young women in Britain to go and offer themselves as brides for jihadists in Syria or Iraq one of the ways in which it’s done is to point to the oppression of the Arab people, in particular the oppression of the Palestinians, one of the ways in which it’s done is to point to the United States, and to point to the United Kingdom as well, and to say these are the former imperialists still trying to exercise influence.”
 “Even if you are right, you’re not going to solve the Israeli-Palestinian situation before Kobane falls, so you’re whistling in the wind.”
“No no, we’re not whistling in the wind, and what I say is, and what I’ll say later today, if I’m called in the debate [interrupted] we don’t have the luxury of long-term, there is an urgent issue and that issue has got to be resolved …”


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