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Row after revelation Jeremy Corbyn signed document accusing Israel of genocide

Row after revelation Jeremy Corbyn signed document accusing Israel of genocide

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
21/09/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused Israel of carrying out a genocide of the Palestinian people in a far left document which also appeared to back armed resistance to the Jewish state. Mr Corbyn was among several high profile left-wing names to put his name to the ‘Cairo Declaration’ which called for a boycott of Israel and accused it of perpetrating “apartheid” against the Palestinians, it has emerged...Critics have said Mr Corbyn’s decision to put his name to a document placed him on the side of those who question the very right of Israel to exist.