Piers Corbyn investigated over Covid leaflets likening vaccination to Auschwitz


Southwark council says leaflets are attempt to scare residents with baseless conspiracy theory claims

Piers Corbyn, the climate change denier and brother of the former Labour leader, is facing a police investigation over leaflets likening Covid-19 vaccination efforts to the concentration camp at Auschwitz.

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The leaflets were described by a London council as an attempt to play on the fears of some residents, particularly people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds who are among those most at risk from Covid-19. They feature a sketch of the entrance to Auschwitz in which the gates’ infamous slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (Work sets you free) has been changed to read “Vaccines are safe path to freedom”.

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