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Offensive “anti-Muslim” “anti-European Union” and “anti-Semitic” stickers sighted in Cambridge

Offensive “anti-Muslim” “anti-European Union” and “anti-Semitic” stickers sighted in Cambridge

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Monday October 03 2016

The Cambridge News reports on a spate of “offensive” stickers which have appeared in Cambridge, some of them plastered on public property near to schools.

The stickers are described as “anti-Muslim,” “anti-European Union,” and “anti-Semitic”.

The paper notes the stickers have appeared around parts of the city at two week intervals and one local resident has been busy taking them down.

The man, who asked not to be named, told the paper the stickers were found over a “wide area in south and east Cambridge and Cherry Hinton, especially around schools and footpaths and cycle paths, on several occasions over the past few weeks.”

He said, “many of these stickers are actually more offensive than the ‘refugees not welcome’ ones”.

Offensive stickers have been appearing in parts of the UK with greater frequency since the EU referendum. The offensive stickers have been sighted in a number of towns including South Shields in north east England, Edinburgh andWarwickshire.

A Cambridgeshire police spokesman told the Cambridge News: “We would like to reiterate that we take all hate crime extremely seriously and incidents such as this will not be tolerated in Cambridge or in the county.

“Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”


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