Labour MPs react to Gaza massacre – by posing for ‘tourist’ snaps in Israel

Labour Friends of Israel (LFI) caused outrage recently by issuing a ‘victim-blaming’ statement in response to the massacre of around sixty Palestinians by Israeli soldiers. Three Labour MPs distanced themselves from the group after the statement, asking for their names to be removed from LFI’s list of supporters – two even claimed that their names […]

Labour’s and Labour Friends of Israel’s contrasting statements on Gaza slaughter

As the SKWAWKBOX covered earlier, dozens of Palestinians were killed and thousands wounded as Israeli forces opened fire on crowds protesting and commemorating the 70th ‘Nakba Day’. The confirmed death toll has now reached fifty-five, with 2,700 wounded. Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry issued a strongly-worded condemnation on behalf of the Labour Party: We […]

Hastings Tory candidate suspended for alleged false military service claim

Tory candidate Matt Lynch from his election leaflet – complete with 2 Para polo shirt A Tory local election candidate in the St Helen’s ward of the Sussex constituency of Hastings and Rye has been suspended after local army veterans questioned his claims to have served in the Falklands conflict. An email from the local […]

Video: Williamson on May’s Syria decision: “hearsay, social media and inhumanity”

Labour MP Chris Williamson appeared last night on Channel 4 News to talk about Theresa May’s decision to pursue military action in Syria without giving MPs a vote. Presenter Cathy Newman appeared more interested in trying to get a particular soundbite, trying to manoeuvre Williamson into saying fo otage of children in a Douma hospital […]

Video: BBC’s CBS clip gives away – no chemical weapons in destroyed Syria lab

BBC News showed footage of tour of destroyed Barza facility Barza said to be major chemical and bio weapon facility Barza hit by more missiles than any other during weekend’s strikes protective equipment conspicuous by its absence The BBC does not often help expose government fiction these days, but with the help of a video […]