The organisation Labour Friends of Israel yesterday tweeted a comment on the slaughter of over fifty Palestinians that closely mirrored the statement of the Trump White House in blaming Hamas for the deaths caused when Israeli soldiers fired on crowds marking the seventieth Nakba anniversary:
The comment was in marked contrast to the unequivocal condemnation the Labour Party issued via Shadow Home Secretary Emily Thornberry.
As of this morning, the tweet has been deleted and replaced with a new statement:
There appears to be no apology for the original tweet, nor even a mention that the new statement is a replacement.
The reaction to the new tweet has been largely negative, such as these first few in the thread: