After an apparent hacker altered a template, Nazi flags filled Wikipedia. But only for five minutes.
Users reported the filter for use of a hate symbol, but the platform defended the swastika as a symbol predating the Nazi regime.
The VA changed course after congressional lawmakers protested the existence of the tombstones bearing Nazi markings.
The hackers changed the school’s name to “North Shore Hebrew Death Camp” and uploaded images of swastikas, Nazi rallies and other antisemitic symbols.
The memorial, until recently the only statue of Anne Frank in the United States, was toppled by vandals in 2007 and vandalized again in 2017.
The handbook devotes almost three pages to its “basic” definition of hate crime; the new memo doesn’t explicitly define it at all.
“I really didn’t understand what the symbol means to people and the hatred behind it.”
The local sheriff said that it was unclear whether 26-year-old Kyndal McVey stole the flag out of political convictions or because of a dare.
The petition said that failure to respond to respond to the incident would indicate that the university tolerates anti-Semitism.
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