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With a general election in the UK now underway here we look at key stories on Labour antisemitism, with a particular focus on those standing for election as Labour MPs.

This page will be updated as more candidates pasts are uncovered

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Jeremy has been the Labour MP for Islington since 1983, and Leader of Labour since 2015. During the last few years many stories have emereged about his long history of antisemitism, as well as his support for antisemites (including terrorists who murdered Jews) and his instituionalisation of antisemitism in the Labour party he leads

 

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Islington, England

Jeremy Corbyn

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Richard has been the Labour MP for Leeds East since 2015, he is currently the Shadow Justice Secretary and Shadow Lord Chancellor. He once said that "Zionism is the enemy of peace" and then claimed he hadn't till video of him saying it emerged.

 

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Leeds East, England

Richard Burgon

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Dan is standing for Liverpool Walton, the safest seat in the country, and one he's been MP for since 2017. Dan is the Acting Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.

 

Dan apparently sang "Hey Jude" replacing "Jude" with "Jews"

 

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Liverpool Walton, England

Dan Carden

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Naz has been a Labour MP since 2015, she is currently a shadow Equalities minister. Naz has previously been suspended for antisemitism.

 

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Bradford West, England

Naz Shah

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Lisa was controversially elected as Labour MP for Peterborough earlier this year after a history of liking and replying to antisemitic posts on facebook was revealed.

 

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Peterborough, England

Lisa Forbes

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Emma is standing again for Kensington where she's been a Labour MP since 2017. Emma made the news for liking a comment saying Jews worldwide are disgraced by Israel. She also previously called a BAME tory a "token ghetto Boy"

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Kensington, England

Emma Dent Coad

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David is standing again for Kensington where he's been a Labour MP since 2017. David has previously been shown using thinly veiled antisemitic slurs.

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Stroud, England

David Drew

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Apsana is Labours candidate for Poplar and Limehouse.

She's previously made the news for sharing comments about Saudi having "Zionist Masters"

 

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Poplar and Limehouse, England

Apsana Begum

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Jean is Labours candidate for West Dunbartonshire.

She shared comments about a BBC Journalists "Jewishness" to accuse him of favouring Boris Johnson in a TV debate

 

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West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Jean Anne Mitchell

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Ali is standing for Labour against Boris Johnson in Uxbridge.

 

He has a history of antisemitic remarks on social media, including "It'll cost u a pound #Jew"

 

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Uxbridge and South Ruislip, England

Ali Milani

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Sophie is standing for Labour in Rother Valley.

 

She previously signed a pettition in support of Chris Williamson

 

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Rother Valley, England

Sophie Wilson

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Sophie is standing in Falkirk.

 

She has been dropped as the Labour candidate over antisemitic posts on her Facebook page. However as the dealine has passed she will still be on the ballot.

 

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Falkirk, Scotland

Safia Ali

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Sam is Labour's candidate for Ilford North

 

He is accused of saying Jews have been manipulating antisemitism to defend Israel

 

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Ilford South, England

Sam Tarry

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Alana is the candidate for St Ives

 

She's part of a band that sings antisemitic songs

 

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St Ives, England

Alana Bates

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Corrie is Labour's candidate for Bournmouth East. She made the news when she said she was "devestated" when another candidate was dropped over antisemitism.

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Bournmouth East, England

Corrie Drew

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Tina is Labour's candidate for Colchester. She has previously claimed that there is evidence that antisemitism is being used as an anti-Corbyn plot

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Colchester, England

Tina McKay

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Maria is Labour's candidate for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr. She ran a secret group advising labour members under investigation for antisemitism (including Holocaust denial) how to fight sanctions.

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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr , Wales

Maria Carroll

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Kate was the candidate for Gordon, She stood down after revelations over antisemitism

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Gordon, Scotland

Kate Ramsden

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Colin was removed from the shortlist for Epping Forest after it was revealed he defended an antisemitic image.

 

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Epping Forest, England

Colin Monehen

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Abby was the Labour candidate for Aldershot, but has recently stood down. She previously made the news for a post referring to a friend as a "fookin Ethiopian Jew," 

 

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Aldershot, England

Abby King

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Roger has been a Labour MP in Birmingham since 1992. He was stood down by Labour's NEC after controversy over the city's LGBT teaching row. He also made controversial comments about Israel for which he is mentioned here.

 

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Birmingham Hall Green, England

Roger Godsiff

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Diane has been a Labour MP since 1987 and is currently Shadow Home Secretary

 

Diane has expressed problematic or offensive views on multiple ocasions, including calling antisemitism in labour "a smear"

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Hackney North and Stoke Newington, England

Diane Abbott

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Mike was elected as a Labour MP in 2017 and is currently a shadow employment minister.

 

Mike shared an antisemitic caricature on Facebook, which he denied until it was pointed out it was still on his Facebook

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Weaver Valley, England

Mike Amesbury

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Afzal has been the Labour MP for Manchester Gorton since 2017. He is currently a minister of state for immigration.

 

He previously compared Israel to the Nazis.

 

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Manchester Gorton, England

Afzal Khan

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Rupa has been the Labour MP for Ealing since 2015. She has been accused of antisemitism by 2 former staff members, including questioning a Jewish candidate applying  to work for her about their loyalty to Israel.

 

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Ealing Central and Acton, England

Rupa Huq

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Ruth has been the Labour MP for High Peak since 2017. Earlier this year she suggested 7 MPs who left labour (many citing antisemitism) might have been funded by Israel.

 

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High Peak, England

Ruth George

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Ronnie has been the Labour MP for Blythe since 1987. He claimed antisemitism was being used as a "stick to beat Corbyn"

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Blyth Valley, England

Ronnie Campbell

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Zarah is the candidate for Coventry south. She has a long history of offensive comments, including attacking a Jewish student as "white"

 

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Coventry South, England

Zarah Sultana

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Peter is the candidate for Hastings. He has dismissed the IHRA antisemitism definition, refused to support antisemitism training for elected members and targeted a Jewish woman speaking out on antisemitism by trying to have her removed as a trustee of a charity. 

 

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Hastings, England

Peter Chowney

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Coral is Labours candidate for North Thanet. She was suspended in 2016 for retweeting a post referring to "Zionist Israeli forces"

 

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North Thanet, England

Dr Coral Jones

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Jim is standing for Labour in Dundee West. Jim previously penned a motion that was passed by his local party calling for the immediate reinstatement of Chris Williamson, then suspended for antisemitism.

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Dundee West, Scotland

Jim Malone

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Claudia is standing to be the next Labour MP in Leicester East. She has caused controversy in the past with her defence of Ken Livingstone and was accused of allowing antisemitic tropes to go unchallenged at a Labour conference event she chaired.

 

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Leicester East, England

Claudia Webbe

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Kate is standing for Labour in Swindon North. She has a long history of sharing antisemitic posts including one accusing MPs who criticised Naz Shah over antisemitism of being "Holocaust Mongers"

 

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Swindon North, England

Kate Linnegar

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Pamela is standing for Labour in Harrow East. She shared posts accusing Ruth Smeeth of making up antisemitism to "smear" Corbyn supporters

 

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Harrow East, England

Pamela Fitzpatrick

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Rebecca is standing for Labour in South Thanet. She runs a 'think tank' which defended Ken Livingstone, Jackie Walker and spoke of MPs "Zionist sympathies"

 

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South Thanet, England

Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

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Peymana is standing for Labour in Ruislip Northwood and Pinner . She apparently 'joked' about someone being "gassed" in relation to a joke about Jews

 

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Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, England

Peymana Assad

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Dan is standing for Labour in South Cambridge. He called for Israel to be "ripped up" and questioned why labour MPs are part of "Friends of Israel" groups.

 

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South Cambridge, England

Dan Greef

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Shaista is in the frame to stand in Nottingham East. She has a long history of probelmatic comments including "Zionists bankrolling"

 

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Nottingham East, England

Shaista Aziz

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Bill was dropped as a candidate for a series of posts reported to Labour for antisemitism 

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Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, Scotland

Bill Curran

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Matthew was dropped as a candidate for a series of posts including one showing "influence" of Israel and Jewish businesmen on UK politics

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South West Norfolk, England

Matthew Collings

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Gideon was Labours Clacton candidate but has stood down when his calling a Jewish woman "Shylock" made the national papers.

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Clacton, England

Gideon Bull

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Ed was Labours North West Cambridgeshire candidate but has been dropped over antisemitic tweets.

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North West Cambridgeshire, England

Ed Murphy

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