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Journalism & PR. Co-Editor @leftfootfwd (Press Gallery). Comms @electoralreform. Gig rower, bad poet, big on puns. Stories/pitches to josiah@leftfootforward.org
Sep 19, 2018 15 tweets 5 min read
The Green Party is set to vote on adopting the #IHRA definition of antisemitism at autumn conference next month leftfootforward.org/2018/09/green-… (1/x) It follows Campaign Against @antisemitism criticising then-leadership candidate Shahrar Ali, for what the organisation deemed an ‘offensive rant’ during a resurfaced Gaza demonstration speech made in 2009. Full story here: leftfootforward.org/2018/08/exclus… (2/x)
Sep 5, 2018 13 tweets 5 min read
BREAKING: Green Party figures knew Equality Spokesperson’s father had been charged with sexual offences in 2016 leftfootforward.org/2018/09/exclus… #AimeeChallenor This contradicts the party's initial statement which said ‘the Green Party was not aware of any of these allegations until the case concluded’ (2/x) #AimeeChallenor
Sep 1, 2018 14 tweets 6 min read
Statement by Green Party Women asserts that #AimeeChallenor had some knowledge of the charges against her father/agent - and, crucially, that the party did too (end of 2nd screenshot) 1/x This contradicts the original statement from the party (since deleted) that they had no knowledge of the charges until David Challenor was convicted #AimeeChallenor