Britain's Labour under pressure in anti-Semitism row

British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech in London on April 14, 2016Britain’s Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Friday faced intense pressure over alleged anti-Semitism in his party less than a week before his leadership is tested by local elections. Corbyn announced an independent review into racism after senior party member and former London mayor Ken Livingstone was suspended for linking Adolf Hitler to Zionism. “There is no place for anti-Semitism or any form of racism in the Labour Party, or anywhere in society,” the veteran socialist said.

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