Jews protest Hitler shampoo ad in Turkey

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 20:20

Ankara: Turkey`s Jewish community is
protesting a Turkish commercial that uses an old film footage
of Adolf Hitler to sell shampoo.

The Jewish community and the Chief Rabbi`s office today
called Hitler "the most striking example of cruelty and
savagery" and said using his image in a commercial was
unacceptable.

The statement also demanded a public apology from the
advertising company "to repair the damage this commercial has
caused to society`s conscience."

The commercial for a men`s brand of shampoo has Hitler
appear to be shout in a dubbed-over Turkish voice: "If you are
not wearing women`s dress, you shouldn`t be using women`s
shampoo either!"

PTI



First Published: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 20:20

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