Labour UK chief and Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn visited the graves of terrorists involved in the abduction and murder of Israeli athletes in the 1972 Munich Massacre in a ceremony honoring the terrorists.
The visit took place in October 2014, and was documented by Corbyn on the Morning Star
website, which is affiliated with Communist Party of Great Britain. At
the time of the visit, Corbyn was not leader of the UK Labour Party, but
had already served as an MP for the party for more than three decades.
In an article describing a ceremony honoring several slain Arab
terrorists involved in the murder of Israeli athletes, Corbyn called the
The article, entitled “Palestine United”, noted that participants had
laid wreaths on the graves of the terrorists, whom Corbyn claimed had
been liquidated by Israeli agents in the 1990s.
“After wreaths were laid at the graves of those who died on that day
[at Sabra and Shatila] and on the graves of others killed by Mossad
agents in Paris in 1991, we moved to the poignant statue in the main
avenue of the coastal town of Ben Arous, which was festooned with
Palestinian and Tunisian flags.”
Aside from his sympathetic description of the terrorist memorial,
Corbyn appeared to question the veracity of the abduction and murder of
three Israeli teens by a Hamas-linked terror cell in 2014.
Corbyn claimed that Israel had used “the allegation that Hamas had
abducted and killed three Israeli students in Hebron” for political
The two-and-a-half year old article was discovered by the Sunday Times as
Corbyn faces heavy criticism in the days leading up to the general
election next Thursday over recent comments seemingly blaming the recent
Manchester suicide bombing on British foreign policy.
“Many experts, including professionals in our intelligence and
security services, have pointed to the connections between wars our
government has supported or fought in other countries, such as Libya,
and terrorism here at home,” Corbyn said last Friday.