Things didn’t go quite as planned for a group of anti-Israel activists, who hoped to force the closure of an Israeli-owned shop in honour of “Nakba Day” – the day dedicated to mourning the failure of combined Arab armies to destroy the State of Israel at birth.

Several dozen members of the London Palestine Action organization targeted the Sabon cosmetics store on Sunday, to force the closure of businesses owned by Jewish Israelis. But they weren’t prepared for the response by pro-Israel activists, who turned up in equal numbers.

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