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Gary R. Bunt

Updated: Welsh politics 'anti-Semitic tweets'

Welsh politics 'anti-Semitic tweets' (and follow-up)
Wales Online, Prominent Plaid Cymru activist suspended over anti-Semitic tweets "Screenshots of tweets from 2014 were circulated on social media after it was shown and Plaid Cymru suspended her from the party."
BBC News, General election 2019: Plaid suspend member over anti-Semitism claims "Plaid Cymru has suspended a party member included in its party election broadcast over allegations of anti-Semitism.

"The party said it will conduct an investigation into historical social media comments made by Sahar Al-Faifi.

"Ms Al-Faifi appeared in Plaid Cymru's party political broadcast for the general election, which aired on BBC Wales, ITV Wales and S4C on Thursday."

See Sahar A-Faifi's statement/apology here:


"This is a statement I have issued in response to recent press coverage.
— Sahar Al-Faifi (@SaharAlFaifi)
November 18, 2019"

Screenshot of the original Plaid Cymru tweet (now unavailable) highlighting Sahar Al-Faifi's contribution (which separately generated substantial anti-Muslim prejudice):


The Board of Deputies issued the following statement on 19 November:

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