The British Labor Party decided on Tuesday to reinstate Jeremy Corbyn, the former leader of the formation, after having suspended his membership at the end of October, to disclose a report denouncing discrimination due to anti-Semitism during his tenure, British media advanced.
The formation also separated him from the parliamentary group after Corbyn assured that the British Commission for Equality and Human Rights (EHRC), which produced the report, he had “exaggerated” the magnitude of the problem.
After meeting the disciplinary group of the National Executive Committee of training, Party sources reported to the media the decision to withdraw the suspension that had been imposed on October 29, although it is not yet known if other sanctions will be imposed.
After that meeting, Corbyn told the BBC network his thanks to “the thousands of Labor Party members, union members and supporters in the UK and around the world “who have” offered their solidarity “in recent weeks.
“I hope this matter is resolved as soon as possible so that the party can work together to eradicate anti-Semitism and oppose and defeat this harmful conservative government“he added.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission concluded after a lengthy investigation that within the Labor Party there were “political interference” in dealing with complaints of anti-Semitism during Corbyn’s tenure (September 2015 to April 2020).
It also verified that it was committed “harassment” against those who initiated those complaints.
The British Jewish Board of Deputies, an organization representing the Jewish community in the United Kingdom, considered Corbyn’s reinstatement to the first opposition party as “one step back”.
“The Mountain Labor Must Climb to Win Again the trust of our community it just got taller, “said its president, Marie van der Zyl.
Jewish Labor MP Margaret Hodge also criticized the move, calling it the result of a mechanism to deal with internal complaints in the “opaque and dysfunctional” party.
The general secretary of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, one of Corbyn’s closest allies, considered for his part that the reinstatement of the former leader is “correct” and “fair”.