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UK PM Rishi Sunak On Jihad Chants At Professional-Palestine Rallies


'Won't Tolerate...': Rishi Sunak On 'Jihad' Chants At UK's Pro-Palestine Rallies

Rishi Sunak mentioned, “This weekend we noticed hate on our streets” (File)

New Delhi:

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak mentioned anti-semitism is not going to be tolerated within the UK days after London and different cities of Birmingham, Cardiff, and Belfast noticed a collection of protests throughout on Saturday over the Israel-Hamas conflict and as a present of solidarity with Palestinians.

Asserting that ‘requires jihad are a menace to the Jewish neighborhood and UK’s democratic values’, he mentioned: “This weekend we noticed hate on our streets. Requires Jihad aren’t solely a menace to the Jewish neighborhood however to our democratic values. We are going to by no means tolerate antisemitism in our nation. And we anticipate the police to take all vital motion to deal with extremism head-on.”

In a press release issued by the Met Police, which serves the Higher London space, the pressure mentioned there had been “pockets of dysfunction and a few cases of hate speech” throughout the demonstrations and 5 officers suffered minor accidents. 

Officers additionally reviewed a video from a Hizb ut-Tahrir protest through which a person may be seen chanting “jihad, jihad”, they mentioned.

“The phrase has quite a lot of meanings however we all know the general public will mostly affiliate it with terrorism. Specialist officers have assessed the video and haven’t recognized any offences arising from the particular clip,” the police mentioned.

Almost 1,00,000 folks gathered on the demonstrations throughout London on Saturday and some thousand throughout the opposite cities.

Sunak was in Israel final week, standing in solidarity with Israel and the folks. “I am right here to specific my solidarity with the Israeli folks. You could have suffered an unspeakable, horrific act of terrorism and I need you to know that the UK and I stand with you,” he mentioned upon his arrival.

He mentioned he “completely” helps Israel’s “proper to defend itself and to go after Hamas”.

In Tel Aviv, Sunak met Benjamin Netanyahu and, addressing a joint convention with Netanyahu, mentioned, “I do know you take each precaution to not hurt civilians, in contrast to the Hamas. Thanks for the evacuation of British residents. We recognise Palestinians are the victims of Hamas too. Glad you opened areas for humanitarian support.”



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