Prime Minister Sunak: ‘It sickens me to think UK Jews are looking over their shoulder’

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said it “sickens me to think that British Jews are looking over their shoulder in this country” as he addressed MPs in the House of Commons after the Kings Speech.

The prime minister also said the government would “not stand for the hatred and antisemitism we have seen on our streets” in a clear reference to some of the scenes at pro-Palestine demos in recent weeks.

Sunak added:”This government will do whatever it takes to keep the Jewish community safe.”The PM also mentioned Israel’s on-going war against Hamas in Gaza added calls from some for a ceasefire “would simply allow the terror group to “entrench its position and continue its attacks”.


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