Labour MP: Israelis Should Face “Transportation” Out of Middle East

A Labour MP has argued Israel should be “relocated” to America and praised the “transportation costs” of deporting Israeli Jews out of the Middle East. Naz Shah, who defeated George Galloway in Bradford West, shared a highly inflammatory graphic arguing in favour of the chilling “transportation” policy two years ago, adding the words “problem solved”. As these stories go, it is at the more controversial end of the scale…

The post argued the “solution” to the Israel-Palestine conflict is to “relocate Israel into the United States”, claiming the “transportation costs” of deporting Israelis would be “less than 3 years of defense spending”. Shah agreed, arguing it would “save them some pocket money“. You don’t have to be a history expert to see how incendiary these comments are…

Last night Shah confirmed to Guido that she was responsible for the posts. She says she is sorry and will be making a full apology in a statement, which has yet to arrive. She insists the comments were made before she was an MP and says her views on Israel have moderated over the last two years. This will be a difficult one for Corbyn – Labour members have been suspended from the party for less…