ZAGREB Croatia – The Nazihunting Simon Wiesentha

first_img ZAGREB, Croatia – The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center has strongly criticized a far-right singer’s participation in the celebration welcoming Croatia’s national soccer team home from the World Cup.The centre issued a statement on Wednesday that described Marko Perkovic — who goes by the stage name Thompson — as a “notorious” sympathizer of Croatia’s World War II pro-Nazi regime whose songs have advocated killing minority Serbs.The statement says Perkovic’s prominent appearance at the festivities “gives his fascist views a legitimacy they do not deserve.”Perkovic climbed the bus carrying the Croatian players from the airport on Monday and sang a couple of songs when he joined them on stage at a central square. He told Croatian media team members had invited him.Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff says Perkovic “should not be an honoured guest anywhere.” by The Associated Press Posted Jul 18, 2018 9:46 am PDT Last Updated Jul 18, 2018 at 10:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Nazi hunter slams right-wing singer at Croatia celebrationlast_img

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