Story about poppy seller attacked by peace protesters was a LIE

No he wasn’t: British Transport Police have investigated this claim and it is not true.

Were you shocked by allegations that a poppy seller was attacked by pro-Palestine protesters at Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station?

This story:


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The statement by British Transport Police Assistant Chief Constable Sean O’Callaghan reads:

A reported assault on a poppy stall seller whilst a demonstration was taking place at the station[:] Detectives have extensively monitored CCTV and spoken with key identified witnesses. There is insufficient evidence to take the investigation further at this time.

We have no reason to believe that poppy sellers are at any risk or being intentionally targeted.

Let that sink in – while you’re compiling a list of all the right-wing mouthpieces who lied to you about it.

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One Comment

  1. Tony November 11, 2023 at 9:58 am - Reply

    But still used by Lord Walney in his Jewish Chronicle article:

    “The account of the 78-year-old army veteran being shoved over, punched and kicked at his stall after being caught in a mob of protestors in Edinburgh is sickening.”

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