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Labour AM suspended for antisemitic comments

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Source: bbc

Cardiff  – A Labour AM criticised for making “extremely offensive” remarks about Jewish people has been suspended from her party in the assembly.

In a recording that emerged last week Jenny Rathbone suggested Jewish people’s security fears could be “in their own heads”.

Ms Rathbone, who is suspended pending a Labour probe, has apologised.

“I hope the matter can be resolved as soon as possible,” the Cardiff Central AM said.

Last week the Jewish Chronicle published a recording of Jenny Rathbone in which she also said hostile behaviour towards Jewish people was driven by the behaviour of the Israeli government.