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Meghnad Desai said that he had always been a supporter of the Labor Party but on Thursday, 49 years after taking membership, he decided to cancel it as Jeremy Corbyn was rejoined in the party after a mere 19-day suspension. While he was found to be involved in unlawful acts by the country’s human rights watchdog.
80-year-old Lord Desai said the decision to allow him to return without apologizing was highly specific. He was ignored for a few months for the party whip in the House of Commons, but it was a mild reaction to a very big crisis. He said, “I am very uncomfortable and a bit embarrassed that there is such racism in the party.” Jewish MPs are openly called good and bad, female members are trolled. It is clean and clearly racism. “
The Labor Party has been accused of racist comments about Jews for a few years and the December 2019 election debacle was also seen as being linked to this crisis.
Desai said, “I don’t see things really changing in the near future and eventually I have to go with my inner self.” I cannot live in a party that is prejudicial to Jews. ” He also emphasized that he did not intend to join any other political party.