Armistice Day 2023: Met Police question ex-Labour activist at pro-Palestine ... trends now
An ex-Labour activist is being questioned by the Met Police after being pictured waving a placard showing the Star of David with the Nazi swastika on the pro-Palestine Armistice Day march.
Kate Varnfield, 66, was pictured attending the rally in London last weekend with a placard showing the Star of David enmeshed with the Nazi swastika above the words: 'No British politician should be a 'friend of Israel'.'
Ms Varnfield's 73-year-old husband, Terry, insisted to the Mail that the signs had been 'taken out of context' and were an innocent reference to a 1970s UFO religion.
Today, the Met Police confirmed a man and woman are being questioned at a Sussex police station in connection with the picture.
Kate Varnfield, 66, was pictured attending the rally in London this weekend with a placard showing the Star of David enmeshed with the Nazi swastika above the words: 'No British politician should be a 'friend of Israel'
The Met Police posted on X: 'Tonight, two people attended a Sussex police station after a woman was pictured with a placard displaying a swastika and the Star of David.'
She was involved in the branch for about 18 months before leaving the area.
Ms Varnfield quit the party in November 2021 and posted a picture of a letter on social media which suggested she was on the brink of being expelled for supporting organisations such as Labour Against The Witchhunt.
Labour Against the Witchhunt was formed in late 2017 by conspiracy theorists convinced that the