Rishi Sunak blasts Met Police for not acting on ‘jihad' chants

October 24, 2023

He said: “Calls for Jihad on our streets are not only a threat to the Jewish community but to our democratic values. Downing Street said new measures are not needed to tackle extremist language during protests because forces already have “extensive powers”. Home Secretary Suella Braverman confronted Met Police chief Sir Mark Rowley about the decision not to arrest protestors chanting jihad at a pro-Palestine march on Saturday. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Met chief Sir Mark RowleyAt an event on Saturday organised by Hizb ut-Tahrir, - which former leaders Sir Tony Blair and David Cameron both tried to ban - a speaker was filmed asking: “What is the solution to liberate people in the concentration camp called Palestine?” In response, at least one man in the crowd could be heard chanting: “Jihad, jihad, jihad”. The Met Commissioner insisted officers were “ruthless in tackling anybody who puts their foot over the legal line”.

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