The Labour Party in the United Kingdom has made a huge switch in its policy leaving many followers of the Jeremy Corbyn headed Party in disappointment and disbelief.

When Jeremy Corbyn ran his election campaign he presented a clear message to his Palestinian human rights advocating audience, which was outlined in the Labour Manifesto. However this stance for human rights and international law has been all but erased.

The original manifesto stated that “A Labour government will immediately recognise the state of Palestine” and that the party would call for the end of the 11 year ongoing siege of Gaza and the end to the Israeli illegal occupation of the West Bank (occupied officially since 1967).

Now however, due to pressure in the party, Labour have changed their stance on the issue to read; “In Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Labour is committed to a comprehensive peace based on a two-state solution: a secure Israel alongside a secure and viable state of Palestine.” Far from the immediate recognition of a Palestinian state which was formerly promised.

This change in policy has alarmed an overwhelming number of Labour MPs (Jewish and non-Jewish) and is seen to have implications on the parties reputation when it comes to its stances of international relations.

Earlier in January of this year an Israeli government employee (Shai Mascot) working for the embassy was exposed plotting to influence lobby groups, politicians and British student movements. Shai attempted to set up a pro-Israel group called the Young Labour Friends of Israel, he was exposed by al-Jazeera for doing so and with that the activities of many other pro-Israel figures were brought to light.

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It seems that the latest move by the Labour Party only benefits pro-Israeli members of the party, and with the move being so widely condemned by Jewish and non-Jewish members alike for changing such a popular manifesto its a real wonder how such a change has been able to happen.

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Corbyn seems to have thought that a major party in the UK was allowed to define its Palestine policy all own its own without asking the puppetmasters. That was very naive of him. But I’ve never liked that hippie anyway.

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Western politics are all the same. Say one thing, then when in the drivers seat, turn 180 degrees. All western politicians are under Zionist control…if not, they are dead.

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What would you do if they threatened to kill your children?

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How is this a change in policy? They said they would immediately recognise Palestine if in government, and they still intend to recognise a Palestinian state. A two-state solution still acknowledges Palestinian sovereignty.

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Let me express my deepest resentment to your censoring policies where you remove every comment of mine regardless of the nature of it (by far pro-Syrian). This coupled up with the fact that there are now more “news”/videos from the terrorists on this site makes me revaluate AMN altogether, Trojan horse springs to mind

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The first sign that a politician has sold his soul is when they start showing concern for Israel’s security for no apparent reason.
Obviously Jeremy Corbyn has to make certain public declarations before he’s allowed into number ten.

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How is a two-state solution a betrayal?? Hell, Israel have offered up to 95% of demands placed upon them, and that’s been refused. All because anything less than Islamic domination is unacceptable. Disgusting.

zman
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HAHAHA. I suppose you really believe that. Israel gives up NOTHING…all they know is take and kill.

kit
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XD I think you mean Islam instead of Israel. Israel, one tiny little country, has offered more innovation to the planet than the entire Muslim world, 1.5+ billion strong. And it’s democracy, a foreign concept to Islam.

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For the records all advancements in science and technology originated from the Muslim world. Israel although a tiny country continues oppression non the less.
If you’d like to learn more about the reality of Islam I would be happy to discuss with you the true values of such a beautiful system

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More like they appropriated Greek and Indian systems and claimed them for their own.

“True values of such a beautiful system”??

The system of oppression of infidels, women, homosexuals etc.? Derived from a mass murdering paedophile? No thanks!

mr K
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Israel has far from offered anything to the Palestinian people.
It has been a continued oppression and they continue to turn innocent families out of their homes. Your hatred towards a certain group of people leaves you biased in the area of humanity.

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LOL!!! You are really funny kike retard. I love your heeb fairy tales.

kit
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Ah, low-IQ Muslims, always claim that facts are fairy tales, for the sole reason that the facts are always against them.

‘Widely reported rejection of Israel’s offer’?

‘Well, that makes Israel look good and the Muslims as typically dumb, must be lies, surely!’

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