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Anti-Semitism lies are taking away our free speech and it has to stop NOW

It is surprising that Momentum has bowed to pressure and removed Jackie Walker from her role as vice-chair of the organisation, simply because of “upset” caused by statements that were leaked to the press in a betrayal of trust by the Jewish Labour Movement.



Ms Walker had questioned the definition of anti-Semitism being used by the JLM at a training event during the Labour Party Conference last week. Training events are supposed to be ‘safe spaces’ where attendees may discuss ideas and issues without prejudice but she was secretly recorded – presumably by the event’s organisers – and the recording leaked to the right-wing press.

She also questioned the focus of Holocaust Memorial Day, which does not commemorate all holocausts/genocides.

There was also a question about security at schools for Jewish children – which has still not been explained adequately, in This Writer’s opinion.

None of these comments was made in public and they should have remained in the room where they were made, as …

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