Labour’s ruling body to decide on new antisemitism definition

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Labour’s ruling body to decide on new antisemitism definition

NEC expected to adopt form of words used by International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Labour’s ruling body is expected to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of antisemitism in full and issue a clarification emphasising the right to non-racist free speech when discussing Israeli politics.

The national executive committee (NEC) will discuss antisemitism on Tuesday, and while the principle of adopting the IHRA definition with all its 11 examples is expected to be agreed, the precise form that the clarification will take has yet to be resolved.

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