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December 9, 2013 9:49 am

Turkish Tourists Arrested for Alleged Nazi Salute at Auschwitz

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Rail leading to the concentration camp Auschwitz II. Photo: Pimke.

JTA – Two Turkish tourists were detained by guards at the Auschwitz museum for appearing to make a Nazi salute.

The tourists, a man and a woman, both 22, were taking pictures of each other in front of the gate to the former Nazi death camp under the iconic sign “Arbeit macht frei,” or work makes you free, and raised their right hands in the gesture of a Nazi salute.

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