Jeremy Corbyn has said that he “forgot” that he met the controversial activist Dyab Abou Jahjah after saying on BBC Radio 4’s World at One:
“I’m sorry, I don’t know who this person is”.
After presented with evidence that Corbyn had shared a platform with Dyab Abou Jahjah his team admitted that the Labour leadership candidate had met him. Jahjah is one of the most controversial Arab activists and said:
“Every dead American, British and Dutch soldier is a victory”.
Jahjah has also made statements which questioned the Holocaust which adds to other individuals linked to Jeremy Corbyn who have expressed similar views.