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Turkish Jews protest Hitler shampoo ad

Turkey's Jewish community up in arms over television commercial that uses film footage of Adolf Hitler to sell shampoo

AP, Monday 26 Mar 2012
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Turkey's Jewish community is protesting a Turkish commercial that uses old film footage of Adolf Hitler to sell shampoo.

The Jewish community and the Chief Rabbi's office on Monday 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 shout in a dubbed-over Turkish voice: "If you're not wearing a woman's dress, you shouldn't be using women's shampoo either!"

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