Jeremy Corbyn said he “forgot” meeting Dyab Abou Jahjah


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.