After the conference one of the speakers said that people should be allowed to question the phenomenon of the Holocaust, to the leadership of the party again sounded the charge of anti-Semitism.
The Deputy leader of the British labour party Tom Watson said that the party leadership will test how party conference was a platform for anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements.
We are talking about an event called «Freedom of speech about Israel: why we oppose the witch-hunt», held in the framework of the conference of the labour party.
The Daily Mail reports that the scandal was caused mainly by the performance of the American-Israeli author Miko Peled, who in particular said: «We are talking about freedom of speech, criticism and debate of any topic, be it the Holocaust, Yes or no, Palestine, liberation, and the rest of the spectrum. The discussion should not be limited to the».
Daily Mail quotes another quote from the speech of Israeli «tolerance also has limits: we do not give the words of the Nazis to explain why they are right; we do not invite the South African racists to tell than apartheid was good for blacks. And, in the same way, we do not invite the Zionists is a very similar phenomenon.»