UK Politics

Braverman accused of ’emboldening’ far right after clashes with police

Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf said Home Secretary had encouraged them with her inflammatory rhetoric

  • November 11, 2023
Protestors on the streets of London on Saturday

Suella Braverman has been accused of emboldening far-right protesters after some clashed with police as they tried to reach the Cenotaph.

The UK Home Secretary has been under fire from all sides after branding pro-Palestinian demonstrators “hate marchers” and “Islamists” intending to use Armistice Day to dominate the streets of London.

Her claims that police were biased for letting the march go ahead prompted widespread criticism and calls for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to sack ...