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Police alerted as Palestine car convoy set to return to London this weekend

Jewish security officials will speak with police to ensure no 'repeat of the appalling intimidation and abuse of the Jewish community' last month

Police are being urged to ensure there’s no repeat of the sickening scenes of rabid antisemitism on the streets of the capital this weekend following news of another “Convoy for Palestine”.

The convoy will travel from Bradford to the capital on Saturday, as it joins up with the ‘Justice for Palestine Protest’ outside Number 10 Downing Street, at 1pm.

This comes after Palestine activists were filmed driving down Finchley Road on 16 May, blasting their horns and screaming “F*** the Jews, rape their daughters.”

Four were arrested by the Metropolitan Police, and by Greater Manchester Police for a “similar” incident near Salford.

Concerns have been raised about the route it will take through London, as members of the community go to and from synagogue.

Convoy For Palestine’s poster for Saturday 12 June

A spokesperson for the Community Security Trust said: “We are aware of this proposed convoy and we will be discussing it urgently with police, with a particular focus on the routes they may be planning to take into central London.

“It appears to be by the same organisers as the notorious convoy from last month and we cannot have a repeat of the appalling intimidation and abuse of the Jewish community that we saw on that occasion.”

The Metropolitan Police and the reported organisers have been approached for comment.

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