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Swiss firemen sacked for “quenelle” gesture

Swiss firemen sacked for “quenelle” gesture

Two volunteer firemen from Geneva have been removed from their posts by local officials after making the “Quenelle” sign, made popular by the anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonné.

A photograph of the two men was placed on the website of the comedian and a Facebook support group has already attracted many supporters.

The “Quenelle” represents a sort of inverted Nazi-type salute allegedly utilized against figures of authority as a form of protest. Supporters of Dieudonné have however been photographed making it in Israel, at Auschwitz and next to Jewish figures.

Click here to read the full article at 20 Minutes

Monday, December 16, 2013.

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