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BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen under fire for accusing Israeli PM of ‘playing the Holocaust card’

BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen under fire for accusing Israeli PM of ‘playing the Holocaust card’

BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen has come under fire after accusing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of ‘playing the Holocaust card’.

The Middle East editor posted his comments on Twitter during the politician’s speech at the U.S. Congress.

His tweet sparked outrage, with critics labelling the veteran journalist a ‘slime bag’ and calling his statement ‘deplorable’.

But the senior journalist has responded to his attackers and said claims he is anti-Semetic are ‘untrue and offensive’.

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