Friday 12 August 2022 03:31 AM Nazi flag, swastika symbol banned in NSW trends now

Friday 12 August 2022 03:31 AM Nazi flag, swastika symbol banned in NSW trends now
Friday 12 August 2022 03:31 AM Nazi flag, swastika symbol banned in NSW trends now

Friday 12 August 2022 03:31 AM Nazi flag, swastika symbol banned in NSW trends now

Waving a Nazi flag and displaying swastikas is now a CRIME in New South Wales - after it was outlawed in Victoria Law banning displaying Nazi flags or memorabilia has passed NSW Parliament NSW is the second state in Australia to pass the landmark legislation  'Nazi symbols are a gateway to violence,' said Jewish Board of Deputies

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Intentionally waving a Nazi flag in NSW or displaying memorabilia bearing swastikas can land a person in jail for up to a year, along with a fine of $11,000. 

The Crimes Amendment (Prohibition on display of Nazi symbols) Bill 2022 swiftly passed in the upper house on Thursday with unanimous support. 

It comes after an inquiry earlier this year recommended a ban on the public display of Nazi symbols in a bid to tackle rising anti-Semitism. 

NSW becomes the second state in Australia to pass the landmark legislation after Victoria in June. 

The ban on displaying symbols such as this comes after an inquiry earlier this year recommended a ban to tackle rising anti-Semitism

The ban on displaying symbols such as this comes after an inquiry earlier this year recommended a ban to tackle rising anti-Semitism

NSW Jewish Board of Deputies CEO Darren Bark described the passing of the law as a historic day for NSW. 

'Nazi symbols are a gateway to violence and are used as a recruitment tool by extremists,' he said. 

'Banning their display is a long-overdue and much-needed law in our state. The perpetrators will finally be held to account'. 

The Holocaust is the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime in Germany that killed some six

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