I immediately contacted the head of my local Sinn Féin branch, and another Sinn Féin paid member of staff, asking as to why I was sent this letter. Both of them responded instantly in shock saying it ‘must have been a mistake’ and that they would look into it for me.
A few days afterwards they contacted me stating that the letter was not a mistake but they ‘wish me well’. Upon asking for what reason my membership had been terminated, I was ignored, and the reason as to why left shrouded in secrecy.
I believe my input in a Sinn Féin meeting on Palestine partnered with the party’s deceptive stance on Palestine had a role to play in my ejection from the party.
Continue reading @ The New Arab.
Stevie Wonder could have seen that coming. Sinn Fein are moving more to the Right everyday. Big money in the Jewish sector in the US opens doors for them too.ReplyDelete
Sinn Fein's journey to the right has been more substantial than that of any other party on the island. They are a long way off from being far right but it is easy to see how they could end up there.Delete
I am unable to comment on the substance of Farrah's article as when I clicked on the New Arab link, I got an error message. But what I would say to you, Steve R, is why conflate the "Jewish lobby" in the US with the pro-Israel lobby there? They are not the same as many in the Jewish diaspora in the US are vocally opposed to the Occupation of the West Bank and the far right drift ward of successive Israeli governments. Besides Sinn Fein are so stuffed full of Irish American cash, why would they need to turn to a so-called Jewish lobby and what would be in it for that latter to back a party which behind its Teflon exterior has a lot of nasty antisemitic (and pro-Russian) elements which Mary Lou has cleansed from its social media archive.ReplyDelete