Government rejects definition of Islamophobia created by cross-party group of MPs— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) May 16, 2019
“We have to differentiate between the freedom of speech and the freedom of hate and bigotry” Sahar Al-Faifi from Muslim Council of Wales#politicslive https://t.co/YozpreqZ5m pic.twitter.com/m8ZXEbCRRt
……..has been suspended “over anti-Semitism claims” How sad. Never mind.
The BBC is scrupulously impartial and puts in some essential ‘whataboutery’ (re Islamophobia) for balance.
On Thursday, Plaid Cymru posted a picture on Twitter of Ms Al-Faifi, who wears a face-veil or niqab, to promote the party election broadcast later that evening.
Plaid Cymru sent a tweet saying the post received "abusive Islamophobic responses" that are "unacceptable and will not be tolerated."
The party's tweet continued: "We stand with Sahar and all Muslim people in Wales and beyond.
Al Faifa, a member of MEND is a well-known antisemite, which I only mention just in case the BBC hasn’t quite realised it yet.