Anti-Israel activist Ewa Jasiewicz, who once desecrated the Warsaw ghetto and called for the death of Israeli politicians, was praised by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn as his “very good friend.”
Jasiewicz, 40, is scheduled to speak about the future of trade unions at a festival organised by hard-left lobby group Momentum alongside Labour’s annual meeting later this month.
As Breitbart London reported, she sparked an outcry in 2010 when she helped daub pro-Palestinian graffiti in the Warsaw ghetto where 92,000 Jews died, splashing “liberate all ghettos” and “Free Gaza and Palestine” on the last remaining section of wall.
Solidarity with Ewa Jasiewicz and Yonatan Shapira, currently being mauled by the press for ‘desecrating’ a wall regularly painted on by other graffiti artists.
Free Gaza and Palestine. Liberate all ghettos. These words aren’t antisemitic. They’re anti-racist.
— Ash Sarkar (@AyoCaesar) September 9, 2018
In 2011, Jasiewicz gave a speech at a Women In Gaza event, where she praised the Hamas terrorist group as “dedicated to resistance” and derided the Palestinian Authority as “collaborationalist.”
The Times reports it has unearthed a report from Jasiewicz, written in 2002 when she was living and working in the West Bank, in which she suggested that terror groups should attack Israeli MPs instead of civilians.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is now reported to have described Jasiewicz as a “good friend” at a rally supporting Gaza in 2009, according to the Sun.
Mr. Corbyn’s support for the activist came after she made her comments about Israeli MPs but before she spray-painted the ghetto.
The Labour leader said: “I was brought to tears by a description sent to me by my good friend Ewa Jasiewicz, who is in Gaza at the present time on behalf of the Free Gaza movement.”
He went on to describe how Jasiewicz wrote an account of seeing casualties of war in Gaza, then added: “We send our regard, our respect and our affection to Ewa and all those who are there in solidarity with the Palestinian people.”
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— Aaron Klein (@AaronKleinShow) September 9, 2018
Gideon Falter, chairman of the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism, told the Daily Mail Jasiewicz’s closeness to Mr. Corbyn is a further example of the stain of anti-Semitism now infecting Labour.
“Ewa Jasiewicz’s views have been crystal clear for years,” he said. “Decent people should have nothing but contempt for her actions, but Jeremy Corbyn chose to shower her with praise because he is anything but decent.
Mr. Falter then hit out at the party leader, saying ” Mr. Corbyn spent his decades in politics before becoming Labour leader very publicly demonstrating his contempt for Jews.”
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