Australia moves to ban Nazi hate symbols in public

Australia says it will ban the public display of Nazi symbols. – AFP pic, June 8, 2023.

AUSTRALIA today announced it will ban the public display of Nazi symbols, as the country wrestles with a small but increasingly brazen fringe of right-wing extremists.

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said the government would introduce new laws criminalising the display and sale of Nazi insignia, such as the Hakenkreuz swastika and the SS lightning bolt.

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