Politician abandons pro-Brexit campaign over 'hate'

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi (C) joins people at a vigil in Batley, northern England, on June 17, 2016 in remembrance of Labour MP Jo CoxA British politician announced she would no longer support the campaign to leave the European Union, accusing it of “hate and xenophobia” on Monday, days before the referendum. Sayeeda Warsi, former chair of the Conservative Party of Prime Minister David Cameron and a prominent Muslim, told The Times newspaper she had decided to “leave Leave” because of a poster launched ahead of Thursday’s vote. The poster, an image of migrants and refugees queueing on the border of Slovenia with the caption “Breaking point”, was unveiled by the anti-EU leader Nigel Farage last week.

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