By: Joseph Yeh
Taipei, Sept. 18 (CNA) The German Institute Taipei has called on a hair salon in Hsinchu
to take down a door sign that the office says looks like the Nazi swastika.
In a statement Tuesday, the de facto German embassy in Taiwan said using Nazi symbols for commercial purposes is a despicable act and an offense against the victims of the Holocaust.
“We call upon the owner of the shop to immediately remove those Nazi signs,” the office said.
The statement came after the office learned that the hair salon in Hsinchu, named Berlin, bore a sign on the front that looked like the Nazi swastika. [FULL STORY]