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Neo-nazis bamboozled by tricky T-shirts

The Local · 10 Aug 2011, 10:57

Published: 10 Aug 2011 10:57 GMT+02:00

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An association which seeks to help people break away from right-wing groups handed out 250 of these "Trojan" T-shirts at a right-wing rock festival in eastern Germany on Saturday.

When the T-shirts are washed, the original print bearing the skull and motto "hardcore rebels" will be replaced by a new message, the Exit association announced on its internet site.

"What your T-shirt can do, so can you – we'll help you break with right-wing extremism," the new message will read.

"With these T-shirts we aimed to make ourselves known among right-wingers, especially amongst young ones who are not yet fully committed to the extreme right," said Exit founder Bernd Wagner.

Wagner acknowledged that many extremists will be unmoved by the T-shirts’ message. But, he told the Süddeutsche Zeitung, he hopes they plant a seed of hope in people’s minds.

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“Our name is stored in their heads. And if someone is thinking of leaving the scene, he will remember us," Wagner told the newspaper.


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Your comments about this article

11:52 August 10, 2011 by freechoice
Fight hatred with Love, learn the Jesus way.
12:10 August 10, 2011 by Johnne
This is a very good move. Big up for these brothers & sisters for preaching what will enhance love, peace and unity.
12:20 August 10, 2011 by Heine Steinfeldt
Not the Jesus way.........there was an God-awful killing and slave owning, in the Bible.
13:16 August 10, 2011 by frankiep
@Heine Steinfeldt

What a ridiculously stupid comment. Care to 'educate' to the rest of us just how much of the slave owning and killing in the Bible was carried out by Jesus? Or could it be that the whole point of the Bible is that despite all the awful things that happen in the world that Jesus is there an example of peace and love to counteract them?

I'm not at all even close to being a religious person, but dumb, misleading, and dishonest comments like yours need to be refuted.
14:22 August 10, 2011 by Ludinwolf
@Heine Steinfeldt.

"Better be quiet and leave people to think that you are stupid than open your mouth and make it sure to them".

This quote..... this quote......
14:59 August 10, 2011 by harcourt
The Ultra-Right always give themselves away by their crass stupidity!!
15:38 August 10, 2011 by Jimberlin
Bloody Awesome... whosoever thought about the idea is an absolute genius..

I bet it took some time to and lots of alochol for these stupid right wing dumb asses to understand what happened with their t- shirt...
18:18 August 10, 2011 by Jack Kerouac
Changing the minds of the extremists through tricks...I wonder if this is the most effective idea? It's still pretty funny though. That is, if those Nazi losers ever actually wash anything!
04:12 August 11, 2011 by vonSchwerin
Clever. Very clever.

Maybe they can pass them out in Jamel.
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