Anti-Semitic Incidents in UK Rise 9%

[ BBC News] There were 266 anti-Semitic incidents in the UK in the first half of 2008, compared with 244 in the same period last year, a 9% rise, according to the Community Security Trust (CST). Incidents involving Jewish students or academics and at colleges rose 88%, from 26 to 49. "Every anti-Semitic attack is a blight on society," said MP John Mann, chair of the parliamentary group against anti-Semitism.

2008-07-31 01:00:00

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