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UK blacklists Hezbollah as terror group, Jeremy Corbyn objects

Opposed to the government’s decision to designate all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, whose party has been drenched with accusations of anti-Semitism since he assumed leadership in 2015, had referred to Hezbollah in the past as his “friends.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The British Labour party rejected the government’s decision to define Hezbollah as a terrorist organization in its totality.

“Decisions on the proscription of organizations as terror groups are supposed to be made on the advice of civil servants based on clear evidence that those organizations fall foul of the proscription criteria set out in legislation,” Labour said in a statement Tuesday, adding, “The Home Secretary must therefore now demonstrate that this decision was taken in an objective and impartial way, and driven by clear and new evidence, not by his leadership ambitions.” Continue Reading »