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In the first half of 2017 United Kingdom «set the record» on anti-Semitism

For the first half of 2017 in the UK was recorded 767 anti-Semitic incidents. This number is a record for the entire observation period, which started in 1984, and 30% more than there were over the same period last year.

This writes 27 July, the British newspaper the Independent, which refers to statistics collected mestnoi organization Community Security Trust (CST).

According to the source, the number of incidents 80 incidents of physical violence, and is on 78% more than in 2016, when those were 45. About half of these incidents, but rather a case of 351 – verbal insult caused to British Jews.

The article notes that a surge of anti-Semitism recorded in the greater Manchester area, where the number of such incidents increased by 84%, from 79 cases in 2016 to 145 in the current.

Statistics ST also testifies in 2016 on the territory of the United Kingdom was seen 1.309 anti-Semitic incidents, a 36% more than in the previous year.

In the first half of 2017 United Kingdom «set the record» on anti-Semitism
27.07.2017

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