Heritage Florida Jewish News - Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Weekly roundup of world briefs


December 24, 2021

UK lawmaker apologizes for evoking Nazi Germany in debate over COVID measures

By Cnaan Liphshiz

(JTA) — A lawmaker from the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party apologized for evoking Nazi Germany while criticizing restrictive measures meant to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marcus Fysh, a former business executive who entered parliament in 2015 as a representative of the Yeovil constituency in western Britain, made the apology in an op-ed published Monday in the Jewish Chronicle.

“I am sorry that during debate about the current Covid impositions being proposed I put forward...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 03/21/2023 13:04