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AN IMPORTANT THREAD FOR ANYONE WHO IS SUPPORTIVE OF OR INTERESTED IN THE PLIGHT OF THE PALESTINIANS

I have recently returned from a trip to Palestine, spending time travelling through the West Bank with my son & on that journey we met many amazing, beautiful and wonderful people
Without exception, those we spent time with on our trip all had a story to share about their lives under Israeli occupation. Some tales were heartrending & we felt limited in our ability to do anything to help although a listening ear was much appreciated.
Many stories touched us but this one in particular resonated with me, specifically as a parent and generally as a person who believes in basic human rights. It is alarming in its detail & I can be fairly sure that the extent of its malevolence is not reported or widely known.
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Corbyn has said so many things over the course of his career that it really isn't necessary for anyone to guess his opinions on Jews or Israel. Let's take a look, his Zionist irony comments were made at a PRC conference with Daud Abdullah & @ifamericansknew & Alan Hart
But in the scheme of things that's nothing. He has this OCD thing about making distinctions between different kinds of Jews, even when his brothers in Hamas make no such distinction; note the below from the Hamas Charter as compared with Corbyn's own comments
Implicit in the argument that conflating Jews and Zionists is something negative is the idea that Zionists or supporters of Israel are fair game for attack. At the launch of the Chakrabarti Report, a report that whitewashed the issue of Labour antisemitism, Corbyn said:
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