July 21, 2024

Tourist arrested and fined after giving a Nazi salute in a concentration camp

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Tourist arrested and fined after giving a Nazi salute in a concentration camp
Tourist arrested and fined after giving a Nazi salute in a concentration camp

People in front of the Auschwitz gate

credit, Reuters

Illustrative image,

The 29-year-old gestured in front of the gate with the words Arbeit Macht Frei (Work sets you free).

A Dutch tourist has been arrested in Poland for performing a Nazi salute at the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, according to local police.

The 29-year-old gestured in front of the gate with the words Work sets you free (Work sets you free.)

The tourist, whose identity has not been revealed, was later accused of participating in Nazi propaganda. Prosecutors issued a fine, and she agreed to pay it.

The woman said the act was a joke with bad taste, according to the Palestinian News Agency.

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