What actually occurred throughout Labour’s ‘anti-Semitism crisis’


Documents obtained by Al Jazeera IU inform the story behind the ‘anti-Semitism crisis’ in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour occasion.

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has obtained paperwork that look behind the scenes of the “crisis of anti-Semitism” that engulfed the British Labour Party beneath Jeremy Corbyn.

An evaluation of inside occasion paperwork, social media knowledge and covert recordings reveals how senior Labour officers tried to undermine help for Corbyn and, on some events, to silence debate about Israel’s remedy of Palestinians.

The recordsdata are a part of The Labour Files, an investigation by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit based mostly on 500 gigabytes of paperwork, emails, video and audio recordsdata from the Labour Party courting from 1998 to 2021.

The knowledge reveals how the occasion’s bureaucrats, whose nominal perform is to serve the pursuits of the occasion, tried to undermine members supportive of Jeremy Corbyn, Labour’s chief from 2015 to 2020.