Headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Manchester, Britain, were vandalized in what local police call "a sickening act of anti-Semitism," according to a report in The Guardian.
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Vandals wrecked 14 headstones at the Jewish cemetery in the Charlestown area of Manchester on Wednesday, it reported.
“This is a sickening act of anti-Semitism which we are taking very seriously. I believe this was a deliberate and targeted attack and there is no place for such abhorrent behavior in our communities," policeman Wasim Chaudhry was quoted by The Guardian as saying.
Anti-Semitism has made headlines in Britain recently, with the Labour Party suspending members, including former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, over anti-Semitic and anti-Israel comments.