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Status: 24.05.2024 07:20 a.m.

A mobile phone recording lasting only a few seconds reveals some younger folks shouting racist slogans at a celebration on Sylt. The video has now gone viral and is inflicting criticism and requires penalties.

A video circulating on social networks of a gaggle of younger folks partying on the island of Sylt is inflicting outrage. The quick mobile phone recording reveals a number of the group shouting racist slogans.

In the video, which lasts only a few seconds, no less than one younger girl and one man shout “Foreigners out” and “Germany for the Germans” to the melody of the music “L'Amour Toujours” by Gigi D'Agostino. No one in the remainder of the group appears to be bothered by the shouts. One man seems to be making a Hitler mustache together with his fingers on his higher lip.

As the Bild newspaper reported, the video was shot at Pentecost within the Pony pub in Kampen. The pub's operators clearly distanced themselves from the younger group's habits. “We distance ourselves from any kind of racism and discrimination. If we had known about the incident, we would of course have thrown the guests in question out of the establishment,” they stated on Instagram. The operators additionally stated that they now know a number of the folks within the group by identify and that they might file a grievance. In addition, the individuals who seem within the video are banned from the premises.

Video goes viral in a short while

The photograph has been circulating on social media since Thursday and has drawn quite a few damaging and shocked reactions. Presenter Dunja Hayali wrote on the quick message service X: “With a Hitler moustache and champagne, but without 'foreigners'”. Hayali printed her put up on Thursday – “the day on which we celebrate the Basic Law”.

Berlin SPD politician Sawsan Chebli additionally expressed shock on the recording, and the Amadeu Antonio Foundation known as for police investigations.