Labour grassroots resists Israel’s attempt to rewrite its rulebook.

Emily Thornberry and Israel: A Blindspot Shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry doesn’t seem to possess the same ideological dogma that drives many of her Labour Party colleagues towards an unyielding hatred of Israel. Emily Thornberry praised Mr Abbas' warning Donald Trump could not be a 'mediator' for peace while 'sowing the seeds of discord' but did not mention the anti-Semitic remarks. Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry used a Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East fringe meeting at the party’s Brighton conference to make a … Emily Thornberry recently made the latest in a series of awkward interventions in the debate about Israel and the Palestinians. Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry used a Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East fringe meeting at the party’s Brighton conference to pledge that the first priority of the next Labour government would be to recognise the state of ‘Palestine’. Priti Patel's secret meetings have put Israeli influence in British politics in the spotlight, but we need a wider conversation, including about Emily Thornberry argues Shabbir Lakha Despite her best efforts to lie and bury the truth, Priti Patel’s secret meetings in Israel …

For many on the left, hatred of Israel is the core of their worldview. Emily Thornberry MP, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, responding to the killing of Palestinians in Gaza today, said: “We condemn unreservedly the Israeli government for their brutal, lethal and utterly unjustified actions on the Gaza border, and our thoughts are with all those Palestinians in Gaza whose loved ones have been killed or injured as a result. Emily Thornberry fails to protect Israel from end to UK arms trade.

Emily Thornberry has insisted anti-Semites will be "drummed out" of Labour - as she admitted the ongoing controversy over the issue had cost the party votes at the general election. December 24, 2017 at 11:05 am | Published in: Europe & Russia, Inquiry, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine, UK. Labour should repudiate Emily Thornberry's embrace of Israel . Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry returned to Britain this week after visiting Israel with LFI.

Emily Thornberry visits Israel with LFI Posted on 16 November, 2017 4 December, 2019 by lfiIsrael Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry returned to Britain this week after visiting Israel with LFI.

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For many on the left, hatred of Israel is the core of their worldview. Emily Thornberry speaks of East Jerusalem as future capital of Palestine and Tel Aviv as that of Israel; Board of Deputies calls remarks ‘absurd’ By TOI staff May 3, 2018, 1:26 pm Emily Thornberry March 30, 2020, 1:36 pm Shadow foreign secretary acknowledged Israel’s success working with foreign governments and airlines in bringing thousands home

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Labour should repudiate Emily Thornberry's embrace of Israel . Israel's bogus definition of anti-Semitism will unleash havoc in Labour. During a four-day trip to Israel and the West Bank, she was accompanied by the shadow minister for peace and disarmament Fabian Hamilton.

Emily Thornberry and Israel: A Blindspot Shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry doesn’t seem to possess the same ideological dogma that drives many of her Labour Party colleagues towards an unyielding hatred of Israel. Thornberry clashes with Stop the War over Israel Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry has been criticised by Jeremy Corbyn's friends in Stop the War for lavishing praise on Israel's constitutional and legal commitments to civil liberties.

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In a letter to Jeremy Hunt, Emily Thornberry said Israel should be threatened with and arms sales ban and a suspension of UK-Israeli operations if it continues in 'acts of aggression against Iran'.

Ms Thornberry met with the new leader of the Israeli Labor party, Avi Gabbay (pictured).

Yesterday, Labour leadership hopeful Emily Thornberry revealed that Jeremy Corbyn’s advisers tried to remove any mention of attacks on Israel from the party’s 2019 election manifesto.

December 24, 2017 at 11:05 am | Published in: Europe & Russia, Inquiry, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine, UK.