London police open investigation after Amy Winehouse statue is defaced with pro-Palestinian sticker


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Mitch Winehouse and Janis Winehouse pose as a statue of the late Amy Winehouse is unveiled in Camden Town on Sept. 14, 2014, in London.

(JTA) - A bronze statue of the late Jewish singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was defaced when a sticker with the Palestinian flag was placed over the statue's Star of David necklace.

The management of Camden Market, where the statue is located, said the sticker was removed and that the incident had been reported to police, who are investigating.

"Camden Market remains first and foremost, a place of diversity - a global destination that welcomes everyone," said the statement, which was posted to X, formerly Twitter, on Monday. "Any form of discrimination on our estate will not be tolerated."


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