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In Germany a politician going to jail for a tattoo

Photo: maz-online.de the Marseille Workshop intends to remove the controversial tattoo

The Marseille Workshop was tattooed on the back the silhouette of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

The higher regional court in Brandenburg an der Havel was sentenced to imprisonment for eight months, the policy of the National democratic party of Germany (NPD) Marcel’s Shop. He showed in a public pool Nazi tattoo.

“Demonstration of a tattoo in a public place for two hours is a clear expression of opinion and is inciting ethnic hatred”, – said the press Secretary of the court.

In November 2015 a member of the district Assembly of deputies (kreistag) in the district of Barnim Marseille Workshop appeared in the pool in Oranienburg Nazi tattoo on the back is silhouette of Auschwitz, and the inscription “Jedem das Seine” (“to Each his own”), applied to the gates of the Buchenwald concentration camp . One of the visitors of the pool got a shot of the tattoo and posted a photo in social networks.

The shop housed a Nazi tattoo on his back. Photo: Facebook NPD/Privat Montage: Andreas Klaer

In December 2015, the court of first instance in Oranienburg Plant was sentenced to six months in prison, which was then replaced by three years of probation. In November 2016 regional court of Neuruppin has appointed punishment in the form of eight months ‘ imprisonment for inciting ethnic hatred. Now the higher court endorsed the decision.

The Shop in 2016 have declared their intention to remove the tattoo.

Source: Russian service of Deutsche Welle

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