Rupa Huq Defends Naz Shah’s Anti-Semitism

An astonishing interview by Labour MP Rupa Huq on the Today programme, in which she defended Naz Shah’s actions as merely a “silly” mistake and insisted: “Naz Shah did not write any anti-Semitic tracts, she just clicked share“. Errr, Shah typed the words “the Jews are rallying”…

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Huq then compared tweeting a graphic of Israelis being transported out of the Middle East to tweeting a funny photo of Boris Johnson on a zip-wire. Is another Labour MP going to have to apologise for her comments on anti-Semitism? A classic case of going on the radio and not having a clue what you’re talking about…




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