In Britain, joined seven Arranged from the opposition Labour party. They justified their step on Monday with the handling of party leader Jeremy Corbyn with the Brexit, and with anti-Semitism-allegations. The MPs Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Ann Coffey, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes and Gavin Shuker want to make in the house of Commons, now a separate group and call themselves "The Independent group".
At a press conference they threw Corbyn also, to have the party too far to the left moved. Umunna, who led a non-partisan Initiative for a second Brexit Referendum and as a possible successor of Corbyn acted had been said, the policy in the UK was "broken". "It doesn't have to be," he added. "If you want an Alternative, they help us to build it."
Berger, who has for years been the victims of anti-Semitic attacks, said the party had been the outlet for a "very heavy, painful, but necessary decision". The Labour party had become "institutionally anti-Semitic". You have to listen to the embarrassed in the last"", the party to the suit.
Gapes said he was "angry" that the Labour party at the Brexit "complicit". Leslie accused the opposition party a "betrayal of Europe". Party chief Corbyn was "disappointed" about the decision of the deputies and called for cohesion, which is nowadays more important than ever before.
In the Labour party, will be debated for months about anti-Semitism in their own ranks. Corbyn had admitted in August that Labour have a "genuine Problem" with anti-Semitism. The Palestine activists has also been accused again and again of anti-Semitism. In November, the British police began an investigation on suspicion of "anti-Semitic hate crimes" in the Labour party. (ij/AFP)
Created: 18.02.2019, 13:25 PM