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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 my argum...


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