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Swastikas painted on Holocaust memorial

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Swastikas painted on Holocaust memorial
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09:46 CEST+02:00
The Holocaust memorial in central Berlin has been desecrated with 11 swastikas daubed in black and red paint.

The swastikas - up to 60 centimetres across – were found on Saturday by a security man on seven of the city centre memorial pillars.

Police are investigating the attack, and will examine the possibility of a link between it and the vandalism last week of the nearby memorial to homosexuals killed and persecuted by the Third Reich.

The Holocaust memorial was opened three years ago, and has attracted more than seven million visitors since then.

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