German man flaunts Auschwitz-inspired 'tramp-stamp' at water park

Man escorted out of water park for the public display of his offensive tattoo.

November 30, 2015 17:15
Entrance to Auschwitz

Auschwitz. (photo credit: REUTERS)

A middle aged man was spotted at a German water-park Saturday flaunting a lower-back tattoo of a silhouette of Auschwitz, with the saying "everyone gets what he deserves" - the slogan found at the entrance of the Buchenwald concentration camp - engraved below it, the Berlin-based daily newspaper B.Z. reported.

According to the report, a bystander alerted a lifeguard about the offensive tattoo upon spotting it.

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The lifeguard responded with indifference, saying that, "he could not do anything against it now."

"This statement shocked me," the bystander said. "But worse-" he continued, "I was shocked that no one else took notice of the anti-Semitic offense."

The tattoo-bearer was later expelled from the park by another lifeguard who was alerted to the tattoo's offensive nature.

The BZ
reported that following investigation, a prosecutor initiated a criminal case against the tattoo-bearing man for the display of offensive body art.

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