Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters plan to march to Downing Street this weekend to coincide with the start of the G7 summit.
The rally, organized by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), comes a month after another demonstration against the unrest in the Middle East in London escalated into violence, with one activist even standing two feet off a ledge in the head of a guy launched.
As leaders of seven of the world’s most advanced economies meet in Cornwall, crowds plan to march through the capital on Saturday to demand an end to what they believe is “complicity in Israel’s war crimes”.
The PSC is supported in the action by other pressure groups, Friends of Al-Aqsa, the Palestinian Forum in Britain, Stop The War Coalition, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Muslim Association of Britain.
Huge crowds gathered last month to protest in the capital, also forcing a large police presence
At one point, footage appears to show a protester seemingly deliberately landing on two counter-protesters
Apparently jumping from above, the activist plants both feet on the backs and necks of the two counter-protesters before being accosted by officers
A pro-Palestinian protester holds a banner outside the Israeli embassy in London as he waits for a crowd of protesters to arrive
A spokesman said: “Protesters are calling on the UK and other G7 governments to end their complicity in Israel’s violations of international law and point out that the G7 are the largest suppliers of weapons and military technology to the United States.” Israeli state, which is essential in enforcing Israel’s repressive regime.
The demonstration also follows a series of three emergency protests that took place in May in response to the escalation of Israel’s attacks on Palestinians in the region.
“These mounting violations of Palestinian rights have taken place in the context of more than 70 years of expropriation and ethnic cleansing, and the imposition of a rule that Human Rights Watch recently agreed to amounts to the crime of apartheid.”
Meanwhile, ‘Convoy For Palestine’ activists are planning another trip to London in segregated buses for men and women just weeks after a group carrying Palestinian flags drove through Finchley shouting, ‘F*** the Jews, rape their daughters’.
In a poster, the group told fellow activists that they would provide separate male and female coaches for the trip next Saturday for £20 per person.
Buses depart from Bradford and stop in Sheffield and Leicester before arriving in the capital.
Activists will then join forces to take part in the main protest outside Downing Street at 1pm.
The Metropolitan Police told MailOnline they were “aware of the planned convoy” and added that they were currently “collecting information”.
It comes just weeks after four people were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravating public order violations after footage showed a pro-Palestinian group driving through a Jewish community in north London as passengers yelled ‘f*** their mothers, f*** their daughters’.
In a flyer advertising the latest convoy, shared on Instagram, the organizers said: “Join us in a convoy in support of standing up for the voiceless, where we strive to bring together every background, from every city in the UK in solidarity for our brothers and sisters who have been oppressed for far too long.”
‘Convoy For Palestine’ activists plan a trip to London on Saturday in segregated buses for men and women
It comes after a pro-Palestinian group of cars drove through a Jewish community in north London as passengers yelled ‘f*** their mothers, f*** their daughters’
Conservative MP for Finchley and Golders Green Mike Freer said the matter has been raised with the area’s district chief, who will take “appropriate action”.
Mr Freer told the JC“The reports of a planned repeat of last month’s convoy are extremely worrying.
“The anti-Semitism on display that day was unacceptable. My constituents should not have to live in fear in their own homes and communities. Freedom of speech is not freedom to intimidate.’
Dave Rich, Director of Policy National at Community Security Trust, told MailOnline: “The practice of cars flying flags through Jewish quarters in London and elsewhere as a means of harassment has become commonplace in the past month and must stop.
“The last time this particular convoy came to London it caused outrage and we have already received several calls this weekend from Jewish people who are extremely alarmed and anxious. The impact on the Jewish community is enormously damaging and it would be better for all involved if this convoy does not go ahead.’
A Metropolitan Police spokesman told MailOnline: “We are aware of the planned convoy and are gathering information to ensure a proportionate policing plan is in place.”
Last month, four men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravating public order violations yelling anti-Semitic insults while driving through a Jewish community in Finchley, north London, as part of a convoy traveling 200 miles from Bradford.
Police stepped up patrols at synagogues, with Sadiq Khan saying there was “no excuse” for racism.
On May 16, spectators were horrified after passengers shouted, “F*** the Jews… F*** everyone. F*** their mothers, f*** their daughters and show your support for Palestine.
“Rape their daughters and we have to send a message like that. Please do it for the poor children in Gaza.’
Last month, four men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravating public order for shouting anti-Semitic insults while driving through a Jewish community in Finchley, north London
One of the men in the car where the abuse came from was wearing a shirt that read ‘Blackburn’.
Mr Khan, who was recently re-elected as Mayor of London, told BBC Radio 4’s Today program at the time: “Many of us feel very strongly what has happened in Israel and Gaza, what we cannot do is use that as a excuse for any form of anti-Semitism or hate crimes.’
The mayor said he has been in contact with the police chief and the deputy commissioner and that there will be more police in Jewish communities, synagogues and schools with the aim of making people feel safe, but also to help “everyone involved.” in racial crimes, action will be taken’.
He added: ‘It is important for us to realize that the impact of this criminal behavior is having a ripple of fear on Jewish Londoners and people across the country. It’s very important that we don’t take conflict 3,000 miles to the capital.’
The Community Security Trust, a charity that oversees the security of the Jewish community, said the car rally had been driven down to attend a protest over Israel’s ongoing military actions against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Violence erupted in a separate demonstration last month when pro-Palestinian activists clashed with police during a demonstration against the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.
Protesters waved flags, banners and placards, including ‘Hands Off Jerusalem’, on the streets of the English capital to end the growing unrest.
Former Labor Jeremy Corbyn was also present, addressing thousands of protesters who had gathered in the city.
But it is clear that tensions flared as police attempted to escort a small group of pro-Israel counter-protesters away.
At one point, footage appeared to show a protester seemingly deliberately landing on two counter-protesters.
Apparently jumping from above, the activist plants both feet on the backs and necks of the two counter-protesters before being accosted by officers.