Woman assaulted protesting at event on Corbyn, Palestine and antisemitism
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Woman assaulted protesting at event on Corbyn, Palestine and antisemitism

Pro-Israel activist Sharon Klaff reportedly attacked outside event in Holloway but no arrests yet made by police

Sharon Klaff after allegedly being assaulted
Sharon Klaff after allegedly being assaulted

A woman was allegedly assaulted after protesting outside a London event discussing Jeremy Corbyn, Palestine and antisemitism on Tuesday night.

The injured woman was named by a fellow pro-Israel protester as Sharon Klaff.

Police confirmed that officers were called to an incident outside the Old Fire Station in Holloway, near the Seven Sisters Road, but that no arrests were made.

A Met spokeswoman said police were advised that one woman sustained “minor injuries” and that they are investigating the incident. “Enquiries continue and officers from the Central North Command Unit are investigating.”

Sharon Klaff after allegedly being assaulted

Ambrosine Shitrit, a pro-Israel activist who posted video footage, said she was attacked alongside Klaff, who was reportedly taken to Whittington Hospital with a head injury.

Shitrit filmed herself being escorted out of the meeting after initially denying that she was filming it.

She later used a megaphone from outside, at which point she and Klaff are believed to have been attacked.

The event featured speakers from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Stop the War Coalition and Jewish Voice for Labour, which supports Corbyn.

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