German office urges Hsinchu salon to remove ‘Nazi swastika’ door sign

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/09/18
By: Joseph Yeh

Taipei, Sept. 18 (CNA) The German Institute Taipei has called on a hair salon in Hsinchu

Image taken from Google Map

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]

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