Theresa May Slams Corbyn Over Labour 'Institutional anti-Semitism' Accusations

'I never thought I would see the day when a once-proud Labour party was accused of institutional anti-Semitism by a former member of that party'

Luciana Berger, U.K. lawmaker, gestures while speaking during a news conference announcing her resignation from the main U.K. opposition Labour Party in London, U.K., on Monday, February 18, 2019.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she never thought she would see the opposition Labour party being accused by a former member of anti-Semitism.

"I never thought I would see the day when Jewish people ... were concerned about their future in this country," she said in parliament. "And I never thought I would see the day when a once-proud Labour party was accused of institutional anti-Semitism by a former member of that party."

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On Monday, seven Labour lawmakers quit over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain's main opposition party had been "hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left".

On Wednesday, yet another lawmaker quit, claiming that the Labour Party is "infected" with "Anti-Jewish Racism."