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Mon Aug 20, 2012, 04:04 AM

Howson Apologises Over (Christine) Assange Nazi Taunts [View all]

Source: Australian Broadcasting Company

Howson apologises over Assange Nazi taunts

Posted 49 minutes ago

A Melbourne radio host who taunted Julian Assange's mother with a Nazi slogan has apologised and been taken off-air for a month.

3AW host John-Michael Howson caused outrage on Sunday, attacking Christine Assange's decision to cancel a pre-planned phone interview due to his treatment of a previous guest.

"I won't be doing an interview with you because you're acting like a pig," said the mother of the WikiLeaks founder. Mr Howson responded by screaming on air, "Sieg Heil! Sieg Heil! Sieg Heil!" as Ms Assange hung up the phone.

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"I unreservedly apologise," Mr Howson, who co-hosts 3AW's Sunday morning program, said in the statement.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-08-20/radio-host-apologises-for-nazi-taunts/4210858

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