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British director Ken Loach has been expelled from the Labor Party

British director Ken Loach at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2019.

The “Weeding” In the British Labor Party, Ken Loach continues to use the word. British Director, Editor I, Daniel Blake (Palme d’or 2016) or The wind rises (Pam D’OR 2006) On Saturday, August 14, he announced his dismissal. Labor headquarters has finally decided that they cannot accept me as a party member because I will not deny those who have already been expelled. “

The director, 85, was a prolific writer for five decades of social inequality in the United Kingdom, caught between 2015 and 2020 by the party’s infighting infighting between the left, which was instigated by leader Jeremy Corbyn. His successor is Keer Stormer, With more centralized stabilization. This position was crystallized by anti-Semitic allegations that aroused the party under Mr Corbyn.

The latter was accused of allowing members of the Labor Party to express openly anti-Semitic views without permission, and of systematically blindly accusing some groups of indulging in their support for the Palestinian cause.

When he took over the leadership of the party in April 2020, Mr Stormer promised to turn the page and no longer tolerate such comments. But his opponents accuse him of using this weapon to clean up his left side. In October 2020, following a statement condemning his stance on anti-Semitism, Mr Corbyn was present He was expelled from the party and later reinstated But the Labor brand MP. In July, Labor’s national executive rejected four groups that were closest to the former leader.

Mr. He is no longer a member of the Labor Party after its 2015 victory. Two decades ago, he slammed the door by criticizing Tony Blair’s very central position.

About anti-Semitism, 2017 BBC interview Mr. Loch hunts. The day before, a page of the Labor Congress discussed Showa’s reality. Did the journalist ask if this was an acceptable discussion? “History should be discussed by everyone, right?”, The director replied. He then compensated for it in a letter Defender : “My words were twisted to say that I believe it’s okay to question the reality of the Holocaust. I do not believe it. A real event like the Holocaust World War II, it should not be questioned.”

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