CAA calls for Jeremy Corbyn to resign or be forced to stand down
Campaign Against Antisemitism chairman says Labour leader is “unfit for any public office…the hour is now [he] must go”
The Chairman of Campaign Against Antisemitism, Gideon Falter, has said it’s time for Jeremy Corbyn to step down as Labour leader, saying he is “unfit for any public office.”
In a statement, Falter said: “For weeks, events from Jeremy Corbyn’s disturbing past have trickled into the light. Among his many acts during his time as a backbench MP, when he could speak his mind without fear of scrutiny, he blamed Islamist terrorist attacks on Israel; defended an appalling antisemitic mural; honoured a sheikh banned from the UK for saying that Jews drink non-Jews’ blood; said that a Hamas terrorist whose life’s work was the murder of Jews was his ‘brother’; held a repulsive event on Holocaust Memorial Day in which Jews were accused of being the successors to the Nazis; tried to have the word ‘Holocaust’ removed from the title of Holocaust Memorial Day; laid a wreath at a memorial for the Black September terrorists behind the Munich Massacre; and now we have heard that he made euphemistic comments to suggest that Jews are somehow un-British and foreign to the ways of our country.
“For as long as the Labour Party is in Jeremy Corbyn’s grip, it cannot be a force for good. His past demonstrates that he should never have been elected to the leadership of the Labour Party and he is unfit for any public office. The hour is now. Jeremy Corbyn must go.”
Source: Jewish News