Board of Deputies questions ‘insensitive and provocative’ decision by BBC documentary makers

Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has questioned the decision of the BBC to interview journalist and political activist Ash Sarkar on a programme about the rise of Nazism.

Marie said: “We would ask the BBC to explain why someone who defended the desecration of a memorial to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising has been invited to speak on a programme about the rise of the Nazis. Given the outrage her comments have caused, the invitation by the programme makers seems both insensitive and provocative.”

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