Two Turkish students have been detained in Poland for their fascist greetings by the memorial gates of Auschwitz concentration camp . Moreover, the students turned out to be historians.
The law breakers were noticed by the security guards and museum workers, Polish TVN24 TV channel reports.
According to the spokesperson for the Polish police Mariusz Ciarka, the security guards noticed a young man and a girl by the main gates of the camp. They showed Hitler’s gestures, including the so-called greeting “Heil Hitler!” The police arrived at the scene and detained them. The detainees turned out to be 22-year-old students from Turkey, who study history in one of the European universities.
“We detained them for a night. We [also] listened to witnesses. Photos are available. Besides, we plan to listen to the museum director and file charges on the basis of all the materials. These actions contain apparent elements of fascist state order propaganda. This violation is punished by up to two years of imprisonment,” Ciarka noted.