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    • Sheli Adam
    • 10.01.12 | 12:53 (IST)

    The problem with the swastika is that Hitler misused an ancient and religious symbol that is till today used in other contexts then that of Hitler's racist and fascist ideology. Banning the swastika in general as symbol may contradict the freedom of religion of Buddhists who since many ages use this symbol in the same manner as for example the Star of David or the Cross is used by Jews and Christians.

    from the article: Israeli government to back bill banning use of Nazi symbols
    First published 01:04 10.01.12 | Last updated 01:04 10.01.12
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