IS tweet civil servant resigns from Labour party

A Dutch civil servant who tweeted that the Islamic State is a zionist plot has resigned her membership of the Dutch labour party PvdA.

Yasmina Haifi, on detachment at the National Cyber Security Centre, sent a tweet this summer saying the Islamic State does not exist and is a zionist plot to discredit Muslims.

She later deleted the tweet saying: ‘Realise the political sensitivity in relation to my work’.

She was immediately suspended and later moved to a new department.

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