Two charged and two cleared over infamous ‘Convoy For Palestine’ – Jewish News

Posted By on July 14, 2022

The Crown Prosecution Service will proceed with charges against two men accused of inciting racial hatred during May 2021s infamous Convoy For Palestine.

Mohammed Iftikhar Hanif, 28, from Pringle Street in Blackburn, and Jawaad Hussain, 25, from Revidge Road in Blackburn, will face charges of using threatening, abusive or insulting words, or behaviour, with intent, likely to stir up racial hatred.

Charges against two further men, Asif Ali, 25 and Adil Mota, 26, also from Blackburn, have been dropped.

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The convoy saw antisemitic abuse and rape threats allegedly directed at Jewish women shouted from vehicles travelling through St Johns Wood.

Six cars, emblazoned with Palestinian flags on their bonnets and back windows, were filmed stopping at traffic lights before driving on in the direction of Golders Green and the North Circular.

They were later filmed near Brent Cross.

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