German Appeals Court Rejects Bid to Remove 700-year-old 'Jew Pig' Sculpture

Plantiff says he is prepared to take the case over the statue, located on a church where Martin Luther once preached, all the way to the European Court of Human Rights

Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
A medieval anti-Semitic carving depicting Jews suckling the teats of a sow as a rabbi looks intently under its leg and tail in Wittenberg, eastern Germany, October 31, 2017.
A medieval anti-Semitic carving depicting Jews suckling the teats of a sow as a rabbi looks intently under its leg and tail in Wittenberg, eastern Germany, October 31, 2017.Credit: AFP

Comments