Documents obtained by Al Jazeera IU tell the story behind the ‘anti-Semitism crisis’ in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labor party.
Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has obtained documents that look behind the scenes of the “crisis of anti-Semitism” that engulfed the British Labor Party under Jeremy Corbyn.
An analysis of internal party documents, social media data and covert recordings reveals how senior Labor officials attempted to undermine support for Corbyn and, on some occasions, to silence debate about Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
The files are part of The Labor Filesan investigation by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit based on 500 gigabytes of documents, emails, video and audio files from the Labor Party dating from 1998 to 2021.
The data reveals how the party’s bureaucrats, whose nominal function is to serve the interests of the party, attempted to undermine supportive members of Jeremy CorbynLabor’s leader from 2015 to 2020.