LAAS launch complaint

Sky News report on LAAS call to suspend Azhar Ali

Sky News on LAAS complaint, statement and call to suspend Azhar Ali

Sky News reported on LAAS demand that Azhar Ali, candidate in the Rochdale by-election, be suspended as a party member after he suggested Israel let the 7 October Hamas attack go ahead so it could invade Gaza.

They quoted the complaint submitted by LAAS co-director Alex Hearn

Skys News also published LAAS statement:

"We were appalled by Mr Ali's comments and call for his immediate suspension.

"Sir Keir Starmer has made good progress fighting antisemitism in the Labour Party, but this episode shows that more needs to be done or it risks becoming a bigger problem."

The article can be seen here