Nine wooden barracks of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp in Poland have been clad with anti-Jewish slogans, among other things. The management of the current memorial and museum calls the destruction scandalous.
The proverbs in English and German deny the Holocaust, among other things. In addition, it refers to Old Testament texts that are often cited by anti-Semites. The management of the monument speaks of a disgraceful attack on a symbol of one of the greatest tragedies in the history of mankind. In addition, it is an “extremely painful blow” to the memory of all the victims of the camp.
The police have launched an investigation.
The camp killed more than 1.1 million people, especially Jews. They were killed in gas chambers, or died of exhaustion, hunger, cold and illness.