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It’s good to see some people aren’t brainwashed by Keir Starmer’s misinterpretation of what constitutes anti-semitism.
Starmer, along with several cronies in the Parliamentary Labour Party, has falsely accused Rebecca Long-Bailey of tweeting a link to an article containing an anti-semitic conspiracy theory.
The problem is that, while the interview with Maxine Peake included a disputed claim that members of the Israeli police/military trained US police to use the choke hold that killed George Floyd, it is not anti-semitic to do so.
The claim relates only to the government of Israel, its police and its military – not to all Jews.
On the other hand, it is anti-semitic to confuse Israel, its government, police and military, with all Jews – as Starmer did.
The complaint referenced in the Prole Star article (link below) also accuses Ed Miliband, Margaret Hodge, Nia Griffith, Stella Creasy and Wes Streeting.
It has been lodged with both Labour and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
Independently, the owner of the Skwawkbox blog has also lodged a complaint with the Labour Party.
This Writer doubts that any complaint against Labour will be given the time of day.
The party has apparently failed to take any action against the alleged racists among its officers who baited Diane Abbott, for example.
And the EHRC also seems a dead loss, if we are to judge it by its recent decisions.
Personally, I think the only way to explain the error of their ways to people who would cynically exploit the ignorance of others about anti-semitism, is a private prosecution under the Public Order Act 1986.
Nobody said the Jews were responsible for teaching the choke hold that killed George Floyd to US police – until Keir Starmer.
His words may be construed as incitement to racial hatred under the terms of the Act as it was he who put the idea into the public consciousness.
I don’t think the police or CPS will consider acting against a member of Parliament – even one belonging to the Labour Party – because it is (by now) well-established that MPs are above the law.
And a private prosecution will probably cost a lot of money.
Is anybody up for it?
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