Police question Galloway over Israel comments

Respect MP George Galloway has been interviewed under caution by police after making a speech in which he announced Bradford was an "Israel-free zone".

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Bradford journalist says Galloway comments 'outrageous'

A journalist in Bradford has branded comments made by Bradford MP George Galloway "outrageous".

Nigel Grizzard of the Jewish Telegraph says the city has always enjoyed strong links with Israel and criticised the MP who declared Bradford an "Israel-free zone":

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The Leader of Bradford Council says the city has a proud history of welcoming people which will be maintained.

Cllr David Green was speaking after it was revealed that West Yorkshire Police interviewed Bradford MP George Galloway after comments he made about Israel:

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George Galloway quizzed over 'Israel-free zone' speech

Galloway said he didn't want Israelis coming to Bradford. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Respect MP George Galloway has been interviewed under caution by police after making a speech in which he announced Bradford was an "Israel-free zone".

The left-wing MP stated in the speech that Israelis were not welcome in the city where he has a constituency.

West Yorkshire Police said it would investigate after footage of the speech, made in Leeds, circulated online.

He has now been interviewed voluntarily and the Crown Prosecution Service will decide whether any charges should follow.

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