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David Cameron says Tottenham Hotspur fans who use the word "Yid" in chants should not face prosecution.
Speaking to the Jewish Chronicle the Prime Minister said: "There's a difference between Spurs fans self-describing themselves as Yids and someone calling someone a Yid as an insult.
"You have to be motivated by hate. Hate speech should be prosecuted - but only when it's motivated by hate."
Comedian David Baddiel, who has backed a campaign to ban football fans using an anti-Semitic term, said he is "OK" with the Prime Minister "taking an opposing position to me."
Baddiel wrote on Twitter:
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David Baddiel has said David Cameron does not understand the context of the word "Yid" as the debate over supporter's chants rumbled on.