Monday, 26 November 2018

Lobby Labour’s National Executive Committee Tuesday November 27th 11.00-1.00 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT


The Witchhunt Has Not Gone Away- Oppose the IHRA, Reinstate those Expelled under McNicol's Terror 


The Witchhunt might have  slowed down now and the era of instant suspensions at the drop of a hat is now, hopefully, over, but the witch hunt has still not gone away.  People are still being suspended and people are still being referred to the NCC.
Labour is still baffled by the whole 'anti-Semitism affair and it has now adopted a definition of  'anti-Semitism' which will ensure that supporters of Palestine and opponents of Zionism will be accused of 'anti-Semitism'.
Some 150 Councils including right-wing Labour ones such as Brighton and Hove have introduced the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism which is a direct threat to freedom of speech. Its purpose is not to combat anti-semitism but to support Zionism and Apartheid.  It is a typical example of the ruling classes use of equality verbiage in order to reduce our rights and activism.  The racists are using the language of anti-racism to attack anti-imperialists.
Already one worker, Paul Jonson in Dudley Council has been suspended.  Peter Gregson, a shop steward in Edinburgh has been suspended by his own union, the right-wing GMB, because he initiated a petition calling the Israeli state a racist endeavour.
We need to campaign to reinstate those suspended under the regime of terror that was led by Iain McNicol and Maggi Cosins, the hanging judge who chaired Labour’s National Constitutional Committee. People like Mark Wadsworth, Cyril Chilson and Tony Greenstein
IT IS CRUCIAL THAT YOU JOIN US & SAY NO TO THE IHRA & YES TO THE REINSTATEMENT OF ALL THOSE WHO WERE EXPELLED UNDER THE ANCIEN REGIME


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