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Footage has captured the horrific second a Jewish man was allegedly informed “your religion is killing Muslims” on the London Underground final night time.

The clip, revealed on social media platform X by the charity Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA), reveals a person on a prepare utilizing a vape speaking to a Jewish man and making claims about his faith on Wednesday night time in a vile verbal assault lasting round two minutes.

The video begins with the person sitting on the alternative aspect of the Tube prepare smoking a crimson vape earlier than he strikes to sit down straight reverse the Jewish man filming the encounter. As the prepare units off, the Jewish man questions why the opposite man is gazing him earlier than he responds with the declare that his faith kills Muslims.

As the dialog continues the person, who says he’s Muslim, begins blowing vaping smoke on the passenger who says he has performed nothing to warrant the behaviour. In response, the person with the vape claims he has performed every little thing to him earlier than stating that the Jewish man is carrying a Kippah and claiming he kills Muslims and Judaism helps the killing of Muslims.

As the dialog continues, the Jewish man claims the particular person reverse is antisemitic for the offensive remarks he’s making. When informed what he is doing is an “antisemitic incident” the particular person with the vape – whose face is blurred – says “That’s nice” and the footage ends.

A spokesperson for the CAA stated: “We have been made aware that last night on the London Underground, an identifiably Jewish man noticed a fellow passenger staring aggressively at him. The passenger then began blowing the vapour from his e-cigarette in his direction. After a few minutes, the man started recording the passenger, unsure of what may happen.

“The passenger stood up and sat opposite the man. In the ensuing conversation, the passenger said: ‘Your religion kills Muslims.’”

The charity added: “He additionally proceeded to check with the person’s skullcap in saying: ‘You’re carrying the hat.’ We consider it’s attainable that the passenger in query could also be a minor, so we have now blurred his face.

“He is described as a Middle Eastern male with a black ponytail between the ages of sixteen to twenty years outdated. British Transport Police is investigating, and we’re persevering with to help the sufferer. The incident occurred between Camden Town and Chalk Farm on a Northern line prepare to Edgware at roughly 19.45pm in carriage quantity 52585.”

It is not yet known whether any arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

Earlier this week, chief executive of the Campaign Against Antisemitism Gideon Falter, 40, told Express.co.uk that following pro-Palestinian protests earlier this month parts of London are “no-go zones” thanks to the “weekly marches” taking place in support of Palestine.

Mr Falters’ assessment was echoed by other Jewish people who told the Express just how much their experience has changed since the October 7 attacks.  Natalie, not her real name, said: “I really feel that I don’t wish to be clearly Jewish [in public]I don’t need our youngsters to be clearly Jewish [in public] as a result of I feel we might face abuse.

“We try and time things for when things [the protests] are finished. And I certainly wouldn’t want come out of a synagogue, crossing the march. I wouldn’t want to be wearing anything that identified myself as Jewish. I wouldn’t have a problem with our sons walking down to our local synagogue with their kippah on. I wouldn’t have a problem with that at all – now I would.”

In a press release, a spokesperson for Campaign Against Antisemitism stated: “It is shocking to see how this man was treated by this young lout for daring to be Jewish in public, but perhaps it is not that surprising. Inaction against the marches through London has led to a feeling amongst many extremists and antisemites that they can get away with brazen acts of racism against Jews, and too often they are right.

“Antisemitism has reached record-levels, however prosecutions are few and much between, and even once they do occur, the sentences handed down are sometimes no deterrent in any respect. 69% of British Jews now say that they’re much less prone to present seen indicators of their Judaism in public, and for this reason.

“British Transport Police, who are investigating the matter, have a better track record than the Metropolitan Police as of late and so we are hopeful that the perpetrator will face justice. We are assisting the victim and urge anyone with any information to contact British Transport Police with the crime reference number 2400026154 or e-mail investigations@antisemitism.org.”

Express.co.uk has contacted the British Transport Police for remark.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1872391/london-underground-jewish-man-attacked