GEORGE Galloway was last night branded "grossly irresponsible" by the female leader of his Respect party for claiming the rape claims against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad "sexual etiquette".
GEORGE Galloway was last night branded \"grossly irresponsible\" by the female leader of his Respect party for claiming the rape claims against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad \"sexual etiquette\".
ROW: George Galloway, left, was chastised by Respect chief Salma Yaqoob for his remarks about rape claims against Julian Assange.
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MICHAEL SETTLE UK POLITICAL EDITOR
Salma Yaqoob, leader of the small left-wing party, described the backbench MP's comments as "deeply disappointing and wrong" as the controversy over his remarks continued.
In a posting on her own website, she said the "political issues" surrounding Mr Assange's case should not be used to diminish the seriousness of the accusations against him.
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