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Conspiracy theory graffiti: antisemitic art in London's formerly Jewish East End

A piece of street art in London's Tower Hamlets has provoked concern among the UK Jewish community by appearing to depict Jewish and Anglo-Saxon bankers exploiting black victims. The crude depiction of hook-nosed Jewish bankers - which many have likened to the antisemitic cartoons of the Nazi era - is seen as particularly shocking as it has appeared in a region of London once famed for its Jewish community. Local authorities have responded to the controversy by ordering the mural's removal. Meanwhile, the American graffiti artist behind the mural has defended his work, claiming that it is a protest against class exploitation and not a statement against Jews and white people in general. Editor's note: since the filming of this report the mural in question has been whitewashed.
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