Utah, November 2, 2019:
The headteacher of a school in Utah, United States, has been suspended after one of their pupils was allowed to march in the school’s Halloween parade while dressed up as German Dictator Adolf Hitler.
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Creekside Elementary School in Davis County has also suspended a teacher, while they look into the incident.
The image of the pupil shared on Facebook included a caption which alleged he had been “Hailing Hitler” and doing Nazi salutes “in the face of the few minority children who attend the school”, reports Deseret News.
The mother branded the student’s outfit emulating the Nazi dictator whose campaign of extermination led to the mass murder of six million Jews during the Second World War, as “ridiculous and distasteful as one could get”.
A spokesperson for Utah district said: “The Davis School District apologises for what took place yesterday. It does not tolerate speech, images or conduct that portray or promote hate in any form.
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