BERLIN — Israel’s ambassador in Berlin has slammed a member of the far-right Different for Germany celebration for showing to bounce on the nation’s Holocaust memorial.
Ambassador Ron Prosor mentioned tweeted Tuesday that far-right politician Holger Winterstein had introduced “disgrace upon himself and his celebration.”
An image posted on social media confirmed Winterstein posing with outstretched arms on one of many stone slabs that type the memorial in Berlin for the greater than 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis within the Holocaust.
German media reported that the image was taken after a protest organized Saturday by Different for Germany.
The celebration, identified by its German acronym AfD, mentioned it might take motion towards Winterstein over his “extraordinarily disrespectful conduct.”
Winterstein is a county consultant in Thuringia.
The celebration’s chief within the state, Bjoern Hoecke, in 2018 known as the Holocaust memorial a “monument of disgrace” and known as for Germany to carry out a “180-degree flip” in the case of the best way it remembers its previous. A celebration tribunal on the time rejected a bid to have him expelled.