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What is the case against Ken Livingstone?

In March we reprinted David Wolchover’s earlier contribution to the debate David Wolchover blogs in The Times of Israel/Jewish News in defence of Ken Livingstone. As the day of judgment for Ken approaches, he argues again how ill-founded the original accusation was […]

David Wolchover blogs in The Times of Israel/Jewish News in defence of Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone’s 2-year supension from the Labour Party was due to end on 27th April this year. But late February Labour Party officials said that an NEC inquiry first announced ten months ago by Jeremy Corbyn, but never begun, would probably be opened in March. In this context we reprint here an article that first appeared on the Times of Israel/Jewish News blog by barrister David Wolchover.

It is reprinted with the author’s permission, including a note of clarification at the end which also appeared on the original blogsite. […]

Freedland’s gymnastics over Labour and antisemitism

Jonathan Freedland’s response in the Guardian to the launch of a new organisation, for Labour Jews who do not find the party a hostile place, was to ignore it completely and attack Leftwing grandees of the movement for denying “antisemitism in the ranks.” Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi responds. […]