Excerpt:

A series of Labour MPs, including party leader Jeremy Corbyn, have attended an event arranged by an organisation accused of having previously hosted "extremist Islamist speakers".

Mr Corbyn was joined by Naz Shah, Stephen Kinnock, Wes Streeting, Afzal Khan and Kate Green at Wednesday evening's event in Parliament organised by the Muslim Engagement and Development group (Mend). Shakira Martin, president of the National Union of Students, was also among the speakers at the event.

Mr Corbyn told the audience: "Our future lies in mutual respect between all communities."


Read the complete original version of this item...