Labour peer Lord Prescott accused of ‘trivialising the Holocaust’ after comparing the Gaza Strip to a concentration camp

John Prescott was last night accused of being ‘deeply offensive’ to Jewish people by comparing the Gaza Strip to a concentration camp.

The leaders of Britain’s Jews criticised the comments by the former deputy prime minister, saying they ‘trivialised’ the Holocaust and called on Labour officials to investigate his “misconduct.”

Lord Prescott wrote in the Sunday Mirror that Israel’s “indiscriminate” bombardment of the Palestinian territory was a war crime and that Gaza was a “ghetto”…

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