UK Labour Party Under Pressure to Drop Candidate Over Antisemitic Remarks

UK Labour Party Under Pressure to Drop Candidate Over Antisemitic Remarks

Feb 12, 2024 UK Labour Party Under Pressure to Drop Candidate Over Antisemitic Remarks Bloomberg News, (Bloomberg) -- UK opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer faces pressure from political opponents to drop his candidate for this month’s parliamentary election in northern England after they were recorded sharing an antisemitic conspiracy theory about the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas on Israel. Azhar Ali, Labour’s candidate for the by-election in Rochdale on Feb. 29, said shortly after the attack that Israel had …