Nazism

Anger over Berlusconi’s Nazi comparison

By Rosa Doherty, November 7, 2013

Silvio Berlusconi has sparked anger by comparing his legal travails to Jewish suffering under the Nazi regime.

In an interview with Italian journalist Bruno Vespa, which was reported by the BBC, the former Italian prime minister said his children “feel like the families of Jews under Hitler’s regime”.

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Looted Nazi art: Germany’s ‘conspiracy of silence’

By Marcus Dysch, November 7, 2013

Restitution experts have condemned the German authorities’ handling of the discovery of a hoard of Nazi-looted artwork in a Munich flat.

Investigators faced a furious backlash after they admitted the haul of almost 1,400 paintings had been found two years ago and kept secret until a German magazine reported the case last weekend.

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Halloween party reveller turns up as Nazi

By Daniel Easterman, November 7, 2013

Halloween turned out to be more frightful than expected for a group of London clubbers.

Andy Levy, a Community Security Trust volunteer, was partying with his fiancee and 10 friends, at the Vaults venue in central London, when he spotted a guest dressed in full Nazi uniform.

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Nazi-looted art revealed in Munich

By Marcus Dysch, November 5, 2013

Dozens of previously unseen artworks were among the hundreds of Nazi-looted pieces discovered in Germany, it has been revealed.

German authorities displayed paintings by Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse and other renowned artists during a press conference in Munich on Tuesday morning.

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eBay issues apology for Nazi memorabilia sold on its site

By Charlotte Oliver, November 4, 2013

Online auction site eBay issued an apology yesterday, after it was revealed that its users were trading Nazi Holocaust memorabilia.

Among the offensive items uncovered by the Mail on Sunday were yellow Star of David armbands, shoes thought to have belonged to concentration camp victims, and an Auschwitz prisoner uniform.

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Man dressed as Nazi thrown out of Asda

By Charlotte Oliver, November 1, 2013

A man was thrown out of Asda in Cambridge yesterday after browsing the aisles dressed in full Nazi uniform.

Horrified shoppers spotted Paul Dutton, 48, wandering around in a black SS uniform with a cap and red armband and alerted the store manager, who asked him to leave.

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World ignores Gypsy plight, says refugee from Nazis

By Simon Rocker, October 31, 2013

A refugee from Nazi Germany who is a regular speaker in schools has published a book for children to counter prejudice against Gypsies.

Ruth Barnett, who came here on the Kindertransport from Berlin at the age of four in 1939, draws parallels between the Jewish and Gypsy experience in Jews and Gypsies, Myths and Realities.

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Did we fight for this? - Man Utd and army use Nazi-style imagery

By Charlotte Oliver, October 30, 2013

The Army and Manchester United Football Club have come under fire this week after being associated with Nazi imagery.

Last weekend, the Mail on Sunday revealed that two soldiers were investigated by the Ministry of Defence after they appeared in a photograph making Nazi-like salutes.

The unnamed men had posed for the photo at a British Army base in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Plea to National Gallery over ‘looted’ painting

By Rosa Doherty, October 24, 2013

The National Gallery is being urged to investigate the ownership of a painting believed to have been stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis.

The Portrait of Amalie Zuckerkandl by Gustav Klimt is on loan to the gallery from the Belvedere Gallery in Vienna, as part of the exhibition, Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900.

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Residents upset by swastika graffiti

By Jonathan Kalmus, October 24, 2013

Police are investigating six incidents of Nazi insignia being daubed in the Jewish areas of Prestwich and Whitefield, in north Manchester.

SS symbols and swastikas were scratched and drawn into brickwork at two tram stations, while Nazi signs were painted on to hoardings near the Mesivta Jewish secondary school and next to a Morrisons supermarket.

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