James Forsyth James Forsyth

Jeremy Corbyn’s reluctance to suspend Naz Shah was revealing

Naz Shah has now been suspended by the Labour party over the anti-Semitic comments she made before she became an MP. The statement from the Labour party says that Shah has been suspended by ‘mutual agreement’ between her and Corbyn. This comes just after Buzzfeed alleged that Shah’s apology for her remarks had been toned down by the Labour party, with references to the problem of anti-Semitism on the left removed.

Shah’s comments reveal just how alarmingly widespread anti-Semitic views now are.

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