Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has shockingly FIRED his Labour leadership rival Rebecca Long-Bailey following her sharing a post to twitter which contained alleged “anti-semitic conspiracy theory”.
UPDATE: John McDonnell has commented on the situation. Scroll down to see it!
The shock sacking follows Rebecca Long-Bailey sharing an article by Maxine Peake (which can be read below) which is said to contain anti-semitic conspiracy theory.
however influential left-Wing commentators have already attacked the move. Columnist Ash Sarkar called it a “disgraceful decision”, pointing out how this decision makes it near impossible to talk about Israel and their actions against Palestine without being labelled antisemitic.
Labours former shadow-chancellor, John McDonnell has said on Twitter: “it’s always been said criticism of practices of Israeli state is not antisemitic. I don’t believe therefore that this article is or Rebecca Long-Bailey should’ve been sacked. I stand in solidarity with her”
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