Politics: Three billboards style anti-Semitism campaign storms London accusing Jeremy Corbyn of ‘harbouring Holocaust deniers’

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A PROTEST inspired by a Hollywood movie has seen three billboards accusing Jeremy Corbyn of “harbouring Holocaust deniers” driven through London this morning.

Inspired by the film “Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”, a group protesting anti-Semitism has crowd-funded the money for the travelling displays.

A three billboards style anti-Semitism campaign has stormed London accusing Jeremy Corbyn of ‘harbouring Holocaust deniers’

They will drive past the Labour Party’s headquarters on a journey round the capital ahead of a debate on the issue in Parliament later today.

A crisis over Mr Corbyn’s handling of anti-Jewish hatred has engulfed the party in recent weeks, with anger from religious groups and MPs.

Organised by the Community United against Labour Party antisemitism – known as Culpa – they raised more than their target of £4,5000 for the billboards.

They say on them “Holocaust deniers harboured by Labour”, “Failure to act on antisemitism”, and “Institutional antisemitism in Corbyn’s Labour”.

The crowd-funded mobile displays will drive past the Labour Party’s headquarters ahead of a debate on anti-Semitism in Parliament

A spokesperson for the group said the billboards “will remind Labour and the world how much remains to be done to tackle antisemitism in the Labour Party.

Jonathan Hoffman from Culpa said “This is a grassroots action borne of intense frustration at the lack of action by Jeremy Corbyn.

“There is no indication that he takes antisemitism seriously. No recognition that for Jews antisemitism is not just a matter of bad behaviour, it is a matter of survival.

“If he is unwilling or unable to deliver on the fight against antisemitism, then Labour must find someone who can.”

Organised by a group known as Culpa they raised more than their target of £4,5000 for the billboards

He said while the idea had come from “a group of Labour members and ex members” the people who donated to the initiative are from all different religions and across the political spectrum.

The concept comes from the plot of the Oscar-winning film, in which Frances McDormand’s character places three adverts on the edge of her town to call attention to her daughter’s unsolved murder.

Last month the “Justice 4 Grenfell” group organised a similar protest featuring mobile billboards asking why no arrests had been made despite 71 people dying in the West London tower block fire last year.

Jeremy Corbyn defends his stance on tacking anti-Semitism and calls it a ‘cancer in our society’

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