Is putting up a 'beware of Jews' sign illegal?


It would depend what exactly the sign said, and also whether there was an innocent explanation. But if it was done intending to cause racial hatred, yes it would be illegal. If it was done for some other reason, not necessarily.

On 15 May 2017, police were informed of a fake road sign depicting the silhouette of a Jewish man in a red warning triangle being put on a post in Stamford Hill, an area of London where many Jews live. Many people criticised it, but an artist later said it was part of a project in which he put silhouettes - others included an old lady with a shopping bag, and a cat - into road signs intending to warn motorists to take care.

What is the 1922 Committee and why is it called that?

What is the Conservative party's 1922 committee, and how did it get its name?

What are rules for Tory leadership contests?

How does the Conservative party leadership election work, and what is the role of the 1922 committee?

What is a vassal state?

Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg warn that the UK would become a 'vassal state' under the Brexit deal supported by Theresa May.

What did John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

What did former tennis player John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

Why is Salvador Dali being exhumed?

Why are they digging up artist Salvador Dali's body?

What happened with the BBC News at Ten going off air?

What made the BBC News at Ten crash?

Why is Ed Miliband doing a radio show?

Why is the former Labour leader sitting in for Jeremy Vine?

Why is Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

Why is three-times Oscar winner actor Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?