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Labour member suspended months after councillor reports anti-Semitic posts

From BBC - November 29, 2017

The Labour Party has suspended a member over anti-Semitic abuse only after a councillor accused the party on social media of failing to act.

Adam Langleben, who represents West Hendon on Barnet Council in north London, said he reported the woman to the party in July.

The member had shared anti-Semitic posts on social media, he said.

"The Labour Party is committed to challenging and campaigning against anti-Semitism," a spokesperson said.

Mr Langleben said the member, who lives in the Barnet constituency, had shared anti-Semitic posts via several social media profiles including on the @GazaBoatConvoy Twitter account.

He claims that despite the issue being raised with party officials, the member continued to attend party events and campaigns for months.

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