Protester carrying a swastika sign arrested at Pro-Palestinian march

A protester carrying a swastika sign was arrested at a Pro-Palestinian march in London, but outrage was sparked by a video in which a Metropolitan Police officer told a pro-Israel counter-protester that that the swastika sign had to be taken in context.

The demonstrator carrying the swastika sign was one of two people arrested under section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 for causing harassment, alarm and distress at the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign march in central London. Another man was arrested for inviting support for a proscribed terrorist organization, and another for a racially aggravated public order offence.


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