Jeremy Corbyn has just compared Israel to ISIS, telling the launch of the Shami Chakrabarti anti-Semitism report:
Corbyn: "Our Jewish friends are no more responsible for the actions of Israel than our Muslim friends are for the self-styled Islamic State"
— Kevin Schofield (@PolhomeEditor) June 30, 2016
Politics Home reports:
“Sources close to Mr Corbyn later insisted he had been talking about “self-styled” Islamic countries like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, but admitted that by “organisations”, the Labour leader was referring to IS as well as other terror groups like Hamas, Hezbollah and Al-qaeda.”
Shami’s key recommendations include no life bans for anti-Semites, “a greater range of sanctions short of suspension and expulsion” and no changes to the rules. Labour’s anti-Semitism problem is back…