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August 20, 2015 3:59 pm

Jewish-Funded Monument in London Desecrated With Raw Meat

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A Jewish statue in London was covered in slabs of raw meat. Photo: Twitter.

A Jewish memorial statue in London dedicated to King Edward VII was desecrated with slabs of raw meat. Photo: Twitter.

A Jewish-funded memorial statue in east London was found desecrated by vandals with raw meat on Thursday morning, the U.K. Independent reported.

The statue, located in the East End district of Whitechapel, was found covered in scraps of red meat and poultry.

Local Jewish residents paid for the monument to honor King Edward VII, who ruled in the early 20th century and was known for his amicable relations with Jews.

Lauren Justice, who first discovered the defacement said in a Twitter post that she was disgusted to see the memorial “treated with such disrespect.”

“I was just coming into Whitechapel for work this morning – usually I do not see the memorial because it is concealed by market stalls, but today it was just covered in meat,” she said. “I just think it is disgusting. It is a memorial. I do not know if they think it is funny or what, but it cannot be allowed to stay up like that. I find it offensive.”

According to the report, a spokesperson for the Tower Hamlets Council, which governs the area, thanked Justice for bringing the vandalism to their attention and said the raw meat would be removed soon. Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Scotland Yard said they have yet to receive a report on the incident.

The vandalism comes just three days after a Jewish school in East London was marked with antisemitic graffiti for the second time in a little over a month.

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  • dante

    One shouldn’t assume that this vandalism was the work of Muslims. Britain has a long and disgusting history of persecution of the Jews. In recent centuries, Britain was far better than the countries across the Channel but hatred, fortified by self-righteousness and ignorance, has a well-established place in the UK.

    One need only look at the enthusiastic embrace of the self-declared jihadist and genocidal regime in Gaza and the corresponding, relentless and vicious condemnation of Israel to know that Britain is blighted by hatred. According to the British artistic, academic and political elites, Israel does not have a right to defend itself; Hamas can do anything and is exempt from everything but the most mild and perfunctory comment.

    And, of course, the UK has joined the capitulation to the mullahs. Anyone remember Edvard Benes and Czechoslovakia? Britain sold them out, without a qualm. But, the Czechs were only the first victims of the Germans.

  • With the continuing of the Islamic invasion one should expect anything.

  • Ben Novick

    Was it pork, or brisket of beef?