Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Hungarian radio station fires two for depicting gay official

Hungary: Radio station fires 2 for depicting gay official with Nazi pink triangle on Web site The Associated PressPublished: August 29, 2007

BUDAPEST, Hungary: A Hungarian radio station on Wednesday fired two staff members after a gay government official was depicted on its Web site standing outside the Auschwitz concentration camp wearing a pink triangle, the symbol used by the Nazis to label homosexual men.

The photo montage showing State Secretary Gabor Szetey with a pink triangle on his suit in front of Auschwitz's main gate appeared Wednesday morning on the Web site of Lanchid Radio. It was later removed.
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