Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi quits in protest at ‘morally indefensible’ government policy on Gaza
‘Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi today dramatically resigned in protest at the government’s ‘morally indefensible’ policy on Gaza.
The first Muslim woman to serve in the Cabinet posted a message on Twitter announcing she ‘can no longer support Govt policy on Gaza’.
And in an extraordinary resignation letter, also posted online, she claimed she could not ‘live with myself’ for the decisions she was being asked to support.
The loss of the former Tory party chairman will put pressure on David Cameron, who has refused to say whether Israel’s actions in Gaza are ‘criminal’.’
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