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Very touchy, the German Left

Suppose you were creating German language Wikipedia articles on the Nazis. You might be mindful of German law on the use of Nazi symbolism and the like, but also be aware that there are clauses in that law allowing their use in the context of education and documentation.

Anyway, Katina Schubert of the Left Party - the successor in title to the DDR's ruling party, Die Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands, inter alia - thinks that an article on the Hitler Youth goes too far.

So, I went to investigate the page, expecting it to look like one of David Irving's daydreams, but no, there is one symbol - The HJ flag, which looks very much like the Austrian flag with a swastika superimposed in the middle. Armed with a German O level considerably older than I was when I sat it allowed me to work out that it is at issue for quality considerations, so I did some digging to see what earlier versions looked like. Here's one from November 2007 - symbol count, 1. And November 2006 - symbol count, 1. And so on. I cannot discover any versions that look like the decor for David Duke's bedroom, frankly.

Meanwhile, should one be interested in Frau Schubert's ideological heirs in the SED, there is the party emblem, some stamps, and an election leaflet.

Should Nazi regalia and the like be one's thing, there's plenty to be found at the English language Wiki site, or indeed go to Google.de, click on bilder and bash in 'Nazi fahne'. Not exactly difficult. '
Information wants to be free', doesn't it?

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