Police investigate 'Nazi' gnome

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German prosecutors have launched an inquiry into whether a garden gnome with its right arm raised in a Hitler salute in a Nuremberg art gallery breaks the law.

Salutes and Nazi symbols have been illegal in Germany since the Second World War but investigators may decide the figure is in fact ridiculing the Third Reich.

Wolfgang Traeg, a spokesman for the public prosecutors office, said: "The investigation is ongoing and people are being interviewed.

"It is also a question of art a bit," he said. "It will also depend on what the artist and the owners of the gallery have to say for themselves about the whole thing." continues here

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DG said...
18 July 2009 at 13:16

stupid says it all dont it

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