Unauthorised Israeli Apartheid Week posters removed by TFL

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Unauthorised Israeli Apartheid Week posters removed by TFL

Posters reading “For Palestinians, every day is Israel Apartheid Day” removed as councillors welcome swift action

Posters read 'For Palestinians, every day is Israel Apartheid Day'
Posters read 'For Palestinians, every day is Israel Apartheid Day'

Councillors in Barnet have thanked Transport for London for swiftly removing Israel Apartheid Week posters.

It follows the appearance around London of large unauthorised posters declaring: “For Palestinians, every day is Israel Apartheid Day.” The posters were not attributed to any organisation.

Conservative Councillor Dean Cohen praised TfL Commissioner Mike Brown “for acting so quickly to address this issue,” adding: “He has given his assurance that if there are others around then they will be removed.”

Cohen, who chairs Barnet Council’s Environment Committee, became aware of the posters when another councillor alerted him to one outside King’s Cross Station on Wednesday.

Israel Apartheid Week is a global initiative commencing around the end of February. It aims “to raise awareness of Israel’s apartheid system over the Palestinian people” and to build support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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