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Corbyn - does he still expect to be taken seriously?
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JNugent
2019-11-29 12:12:11 UTC
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Jeremy Corbyn tells Iranian television that the BBC is biased 'towards
Israel having a right to exist' in a chilling video clip that reignites
the anti-Semitism row engulfing the Labour leader. In an interview with
Tehran-backed channel Press TV - since banned from operating in the UK -
he attacks the British broadcaster's coverage of issues in the Middle East.

In [a] clip that is circulating online today, filmed in 2011 when Mr
Corbyn was a backbench MP, he also claims that the then director general
Mark Thompson had 'an agenda'. He said: 'I think there is a bias [in the
BBC] towards saying that Israel has a democracy in the Middle East, that
Israel has a right to exist, Israel has its security concerns.'

It comes days after he sparked fury after refusing to apologise to
British Jews over the anti-Semitism row and clashed with the Chief Rabbi
ahead of December's election. ... In a bruising prime time pre-election
interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil, Mr Corbyn refused four times to
apologise to British Jews.
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Farmer Giles
2019-12-01 06:23:23 UTC
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Post by JNugent
<https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7738205/Corbyn-says-BBC-biased-saying-Israel-right-exist.html>
Jeremy Corbyn tells Iranian television that the BBC is biased 'towards
Israel having a right to exist' in a chilling video clip that reignites
the anti-Semitism row engulfing the Labour leader. In an interview with
Tehran-backed channel Press TV - since banned from operating in the UK -
he attacks the British broadcaster's coverage of issues in the Middle East.
In [a] clip that is circulating online today, filmed in 2011 when Mr
Corbyn was a backbench MP, he also claims that the then director general
Mark Thompson had 'an agenda'. He said: 'I think there is a bias [in the
BBC] towards saying that Israel has a democracy in the Middle East, that
Israel has a right to exist, Israel has its security concerns.'
It comes days after he sparked fury after refusing to apologise to
British Jews over the anti-Semitism row and clashed with the Chief Rabbi
ahead of December's election. ... In a bruising prime time pre-election
interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil, Mr Corbyn refused four times to
apologise to British Jews.
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Good for him. Now, what's your point?
Gary Walker
2019-12-01 07:06:22 UTC
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He’s not very bright though, is he? Or perhaps, like many at Westminster, he’s so hostage to “offence” that all his output is sterile. Or - more likely - because Labour allowed themselves to be blackmailed into accepting the Board of Deputies of British Jews’ outrageous definitions of anti-semitism, he was unable to ask, “kindly point out what you find ‘anti-semitic’ “.
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