Far-right vlogger Peter Sweden interviewed on GB News
GB News has sparked outrage after it interviewed a far-right vlogger on Saturday night.
Presenter Neil Oliver spoke with Peter Imanuelsen – AKA Peter Sweden – on the topic of population decline in the West.
According to Jewish Chronicle, Imanuelsen was once a Holocaust denier who tweeted in 2016 that “The Holocaust is a lie.”
He later said he no longer holds those beliefs, saying that Holocaust denial was an opinion “long left behind”.
He added: “My views now are very different and I strongly regret things I have said when I was young.”
The year before, he had tweeted: “The claim that six million Jews were gassed seems highly improbable[sic]. The concentration camps did not have the facilities for that.”
A spokesperson for the Campaign Against Antisemitism said: “It is extraordinary that GB News would platform someone who allegedly propagated Holocaust denial and disgusting conspiracies about Jews.
“This is, at best, a monumental vetting failure that should give the channel pause about where it is looking for some of its guests. GB News was right to delete the video, but we and the public still expect an apology from the station.”
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