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The battle isn’t Labour anti-semitism vs Tory Islamophobia—it’s everyone against hatred

Too often, campaigners point to the other party's prejudices to detract from their own worrying record. This election, we should remember the fight for equality is a collective one

By Amber Khan  

Both Boris Johnson (pictured) and Jeremy Corbyn must ensure their parties look inward. Photo: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/PA Images

Traditionally, in the House of Commons, the distance between the government and opposition benches are marked by two red lines exactly two sword length’s apart so that no opposing members become entangled in a duel mid-debate. However, it would seem in contemporary times, when it comes to issues of anti-semitism and Islamophobia, the shield has become the weapon of choice for Parliamentarians.

Both of the major parties in the UK have…

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