Church bell in German town has swastika and Nazi slogan removed by anonymous perpetrator.
In an act of "Spring cleaning," Nazi insignia on a church bell in Schweringen has been anonymously removed. Church leaders had decided to let the Hitler-era bell ring out once again, but the decision raised objections.
Councilors in Herxheim am Berg in southwest Germany have voted to keep a controversial Nazi-era bell hanging at a local church. Some residents feared it could become a draw for far-right groups.
Construction workers in the German city of Hamburg have unearthed a four-by-four meter swastika buried beneath a sports field. The swastika is believed to have once been the foundation of a Nazi-era monument.
Unsuspecting onlookers called police when they saw a film crew spraying a swastika and a racist message in Berlin. But Germany's Left party has said it was justified in using the Nazi symbol.
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