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    The UK Labour Party has suspended another member for anti-Semitic posts on social media, taking the number of suspended over the issue politicians to 19.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Suspended David Watson, the fundraising co-ordinator for the North East London's Walthamstow Labour Party, is pending an investigation, the Jewish Community online newspaper said, citing the party's spokesperson.

    According to the newspaper, Watson shared articles on social media alleging that Daesh, a terrorist group outlawed in a number of countries worldwide including Russia, has used weapons made in Israel, as well as comparing Mossad with the Nazis and accusing Israel of genocide against the Palestinians.

    Last month, Labour parliament member Naz Shah was suspended over allegedly anti-Semitic social media posts. Former London mayor Ken Livingstone defended her and was subsequently suspended from Labour.


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