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Marr: Forbes antisemitism

yesterday morning (sunday 9th), 10.32-10.35am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

“You get a new MP who, immediately she’s elected, other Labour MPs, your collegues are calling to be suspended because she liked what was an antisemitic tweet? … ‘Zionist slave master’s agenda’?”

All across Britain there are people who use social media and don’t find themselves liking anti-semitic tweets, and yet the Labour Party doesn’t seem able to get those people into candidacies, and you choose the ones who do?

including interview with …

barry gardiner mp


Today: Forbes/Huq antisemitism

last saturday morning (8th june), 7.09-7.12am, and 8.47-8.48am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Lisa Forbes liked a Facebook post which said that the Prime Minister had ‘a Zionist slave-master’s agenda’.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter peter saull 


Twt: Forbes antisemitism

last friday evening (7th june), 10.18-10.23pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Labour’s new MP for Peterborough hasn’t enjoyed much of a honeymoon period. Lisa Forbes has been criticised by some of her new colleagues for liking social media posts with anti-semitic content.”

including interview with …

• lord falconer 


Today: Forbes antisemitism

Presumably for lack of time, BBC presenter John Humphrys, interviewing Labour spokesman Andy McDonald, challenges him on only one of the several alleged antisemitic posts (including a Holocaust comparison) of newly-elected Labour MP Lisa Forbes.

(For the full story, see

this morning (friday 7th), 8.23-8.24am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“A quick word about anti-semitism: are you entirely comfortable that your new MP had to apologise for approving of a post on social media [cut off by Labour spokesman interviewee]?”

including interview with  …

andy mcdonald mp 


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