Tourist arrested for giving Heil Hitler! salute in holiday photo outside Reichstag





A tourist who thought it was amusing to have himself photographed outside the Reichstag in Berlin giving the Heil Hitler! salute has been arrested.

The 30-year-old Canadian was standing on the steps of the German parliament building with his right arm raised as his girlfriend, 29, photographed him in the forbidden pose.

Police arrived within seconds, handcuffed him and took the memory card of the camera.

He risked being formally charged with making a forbidden gesture, an offence for which he could have been jailed for up to six months.

But it is understood he will be let off with a fine and a warning. He was freed after several hours in police custody on Saturday after paying bail money....

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