Posted by Sam Fenny - Memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 3 November 2023

Now you see it … now you don’t: Keir Starmer poppy row as Labour leader removes remembrance symbol before filming video slamming Islamophobia despite proudly sporting one for speech on Gaza hours earlier

Keir Starmer is facing questions today after removing his remembrance poppy before making a video attacking islamophobia against British Muslims, despite wearing one hours beforehand at a speech on Gaza.

The Labour leader proudly wore the red flower in his lapel on Tuesday morning as he repeated his opposition to a ceasefire in the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas.

But in the video filmed hours later it was missing from his suit jacket as he made a statement for Islamophobia Awareness Month.

Amid anger from Labour members, many of them Muslim, over his stance on the fighting in the Middle East, he said that a resent ‘surge’ in Islamophobia in the UK was ‘devastating’.

A Labour spokeswoman said: ‘It was absolutely not a deliberate decision, and is in no way linked to the content of the video.’

But former British Army officer turned explorer Levison Wood said: ‘Keir Starmer should explain why he has worn a poppy in front of one group of people, but taken it off in front of another.

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