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2014 Gaza Conflict UK

100 ‘hate crimes’ in UK

28 Jul, 2014

Police and community groups in the UK record around 100 hate crimes over the course of a month, including bomb threats, vandalized synagogues, racist banners and assaults. The Community Security Trust charity:

This is well over double what we would normally expect to see and most of the incidents are linked to what’s going on in Israel and Gaza

A CST spokesman says the 50% increase in discriminatory attacks is the sharpest since Israel’s previous Gaza conflict in 2009.