Monday, January 29, 2007

Holocaust memorials defiled by neo-Nazis

This is not good, though not unexpected. Neo-nazis have been on the rise in the east since reunification on Germany. With high unemplyment the lure of nazism has been increased. It's always nice to blame someone else for your problems:

The German authorities were preparing for criticism from the Jewish community after it was revealed that a Holocaust memorial in Berlin was being used as a public lavatory by tourists and by neo-Nazi sympathisers.

The disclosure, in a Berlin newspaper, will trigger a new debate about how the Holocaust should be remembered in Germany. Read More.

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