Antisemitic incidents rise by 62% in London
Antisemitic incidents across Britain increased by 11 per cent in the first six months of this year, with a shocking 62 per cent rise in London.
Figures published in a report by the Community Security Trust show that between January and the end of June there were 557 reported incidents, up from 500 in the first six months of 2015.
While London witnessed 379 incidents – up from 234 – in Manchester there was a sharp decline, with 62 reported cases representing a 54 per cent fall on the same period last year.
A quarter of nationwide incidents occurred on social media sites, which are now regarded as “an essential tool” in the repertoire of antisemites, according to CST. – READ MORE