Chinese copped for Hitler salute

August 7, 2017 by  
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BERLIN, 7 August 2017: Two Chinese tourists were detained in Berlin for making the straight-armed Hitler salute for photos in front of the Reichstag parliament building, a police spokeswoman said on Sunday.

The holidaymakers were spotted by officers, who were on a routine patrol, Saturday, as they snapped smartphone pictures of each other posing with the banned gesture outside the historic landmark in the heart of the German capital.

“A probe on suspicion of using the symbols of anti-constitutional organisations was opened against the two Chinese men, aged 36 and 49,” the spokeswoman told AFP. Read more