Israel apologist Hammond: Anti-Semitism likely to rise due to Gaza op

‘British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned on Saturday that the country could see a rise in anti-Semitic attacks as a result of the fighting in Gaza.

“Of course it’s a concern and we have already seen certainly an upturn in anti-Semitic rhetoric,” he said.

Hammond, speaking to the Sunday Telegraph in his first interview since being promoted to top diplomat last month, said that anger was growing in Britain over Israel’s actions in Gaza.’

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