Jeremy Corbyn's fateful decision to attend Tunisia event

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 The Times

It was a year before Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader that he took the fateful decision to attend a conference of Palestinian groups and supporters in Tunisia.

Had he not been unexpectedly elected to lead the party then his presence there would have remained an obscure historical footnote. But it has become the focal point for wider allegations of antisemitism and of his willingness to engage with individuals linked to terrorism.

The conference took place on September 30, 2014, at the five-star Le Palace hotel in Gammarth. Delegates from Fatah, Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine were there. Pictures emerged of him at a side event holding a wreath near memorials to leaders of Black September, a Palestinian group that killed…

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