UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday dismissed antisemitism at all levels in society, declaring British Jews should be able to live free of “shameful racism.” “There is no place for antisemitism in our society,” Johnson verbalized on gregarious media. “Ahead of Shavuot, I stand with Britain’s Jews who should not have to endure the type of ignominious racism we have optically discerned today.”
There is no place for antisemitism in our society. Ahead of Shavuot, I stand with Britain’s Jews who should not have to endure the type of ignominious racism we have optically discerned today.Johnson did not designate the incident that sparked his comment, however a video posted online earlier in the day showed a convoy of cars bearing Palestinian flags driving through north London.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) May 16, 2021
Participants shouted anti-Jewish messages at passers-by, abuse, and calls for the ravishment of Jews and their family members.
UNBELIEVABLE!Britain’s Metropolitan police verbalized: “We are cognizant 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.
"F**k the Jews" "F**k their daughters" "F**k their mothers" "Rape their daughters" "Free Palestine" Finchley Road, London, this afternoon!@CST_UK pic.twitter.com/AYZmuCG0x5
— SussexFriendsofIsrael (@SussexFriends) May 16, 2021
“Officers are carrying out imperative enquiries to identify those responsible. This scarcely deportment will not be abode.” The footage is described as having taken place in north London’s Finchley Road.
Commenting on the video, Labour’s Naz Shah – shadow minister for community cohesion – verbalized: “This is appalling vile antisemitic & misogynistic abuse, they require to be found, apprehended and charged, they do not represent those campaigning for the rights of the Palestinians.”
Sadiq Kahn, the Mayor of London, has yet to comment on the day’s events.
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