Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Hong Kong fashion chain pulls Nazi items

Wow!

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After receiving complaints last week, the company removed all Nazi-themed store decorations, including flags and a propaganda video, but the clothing remained until Monday when executives met and decided to remove the merchandise.

.. One of the T-shirts for sale had a portrait of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler standing on a laurel.
While on the subject of swastikas ... the swastika is a Hindu religious symbol which Hitler appropriated and bastardized. Here is a page of links on the history of the symbol.