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Pro-Palestinian protesters shout ‘f *** Jews’ at Finchley Road UK News

A convoy of cars draped in Palestinian flags with shouts of “f *** the Jews” was filmed driving through north London today.

A video shared on social media shows cars driving along the Hampstead area of ​​Finchley Road today (May 16), with a man yelling into a loudspeaker.

In the clip, the man can be heard saying ‘f *** the Jews, f *** the movement, f *** all.’

He went on to say, on a road with one of the biggest Jewish community centers – JW3 -: f *** their mothers, f *** their daughters and show your support for Palestine ”.

The man can also clearly be heard saying “rape their daughters, we have to send a message”.

It comes after thousands of people marched through central London to support the Palestinians in a “free Palestine” movement.

At least 139 people have been killed in Gaza and nine in Israel since Monday, amid ongoing conflicts.

Today’s Finchley Road incident has been condemned online.

The Community Service Trust, an anti-Semitism charity, wrote on Twitter: “We are fully aware of the appalling anti-Semitic intimidation and incitement from a ‘pro-Palestinian’ car convoy from Bradford through the north of London to central London and we were in urgent discussion. with @metpoliceuk. ”

Housing Secretary The Right Honorable Robert Jenrick also took his thoughts on Twitter and said: “This, in the streets of London, is deeply disturbing. Vile and criminal hatred like this must not be tolerated. ”

He added: “Whatever your view of the conflict in Israel and Gaza, there is no justification for inciting anti-Jewish or Muslim hatred.

“Some of the terms used on this weekend’s marches and in social media posts are intimidating, hateful and racist. They need to stop and be dealt with if they don’t.”

The Metropolitan Police have been informed of the incident.

A spokesperson said: “We are aware of a video appearing to show anti-Semitic language being shouted from a convoy of cars in the St John’s Wood area this afternoon.

“Officers are conducting urgent investigations to identify those responsible. This type of behavior will not be tolerated.”

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This notice was published: 2021-05-16 14:45:25