Anti-Semitic terms 'should be treated as race-hate'

The comedian David Baddiel has told ITV News that Jewish people should given the same level of protection against anti-Semitic terms as other racist language.

He acknowledged that Spurs fans were divided on the issue, but insisted that Jewish people should be given the "same thought, significance and protection" as other ethnic minorities against racist language.

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Baddiel: 'Yid is race-hate word'

In an interview with ITV News, David Baddiel has criticised the Prime Minister's view that Spurs fans who call themselves the "Yid army" should not face prosecution. The comedian and writer told ITV News the phrase "is a race-hate word."