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Asa Winstanley's piece about "fake Labour accounts" that push #antisemitism to discredit the party has been widely shared. I don't doubt that goes on and state actors are most likely involved, but Asa's article seems to be a big hit with people who actually do hold a/s views. /1
These people, many Labour members, seem oblivious to the irony of blaming anonymous trolls, presumably acting on behalf of Israel or the Tories, for spreading antisemitic poison that they themselves regularly promote. One such character is Charles Chiverton of Mansfield CLP. /2
Like his fellow Mansfield CLP comrades Jeff Bowler and Roland Laycock, whose antisemitism I highlighted yesterday, Charles Chiverton believes the concerns about antisemitism in the Labour Party are largely a smear campaign to undermine pro-Corbyn and pro-Palestinian activists. /3
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1/ On being a Jew, and a Socialist. I feel so strongly about this and so I want to speak out. I am a Jew. Born in Israel and brought up in deeply Conservative Golders Green/
2/ But, as I've been called 'not a real Jew' and even 'Kapo' for standing with Comrades that are being daily abused in the name of #antisemitism I I must.
3/My parents, like many others, left South Africa in the 60's, under Apartheid, and went to Israel. My mother in particular was a Zionist Socialist. Bear in mind that meant something different then
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