Boris Johnson accused of politicising London Bridge knife attack

Justice activists and political leaders speak out in wake of article by victim’s father‘Jack would be livid his death has been used to further an agenda of hate’ | Dave MerrittPolitical leaders and criminal justice campaigners have condemned...

Boris Johnson accused of politicising London Bridge knife attack

Justice activists and political leaders speak out in wake of article by victim’s father

Political leaders and criminal justice campaigners have condemned the prime minister, Boris Johnson, for his response to the London Bridge attack in the wake of an article written for the Guardian by the father of one of the victims.

Jack Merritt, 25, coordinator for Cambridge University’s Learning Together initiative, which brings together offenders and those in higher education “to study alongside each other”, was stabbed to death by convicted terrorist Usman Khan on Friday, alongside 23-year-old Saskia Jones.

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