Roger Waters, co-founder of the legendary rock band Pink Floyd, has been investigated for wearing a Nazi-style uniform at a concert in the capital, Germany.
Roger Waters, co-founder of the legendary band Pink Floyd, appeared on stage wearing a Nazi uniform at a concert in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and then to compare Israel with the Germany of dictator Adolf Hitler, Jewish writer Anne, one of the most well-known victims of the Holocaust. He projected Frank’s name onto the screen. In addition, the name of Al Jazeera reporter Abu Akleh, who was shot and killed by the Israeli police last year, appeared on the screen. During the concert, an inflatable pig with the Star of David floated above the audience, while the famous musician pretended to shoot into the crowd with an MP40 type machine gun-like model used by the Nazi army during World War II. While this show of Waters caused a reaction, the police attacked Waters. announced an investigation. Nazi symbols, flags and uniforms are banned in Germany. Police said Waters is being investigated for “agitating the public”. Police Spokesperson said that the costume worn by Waters “injures the identity of the victims in a way that threatens the public peace, and also has the capacity to justify and glorify the violent and arbitrary rule of the Nazi regime.” While the 79-year-old British artist has not yet commented, social media users He defended Waters, saying the uniform was a reenactment of scenes from the band’s most famous album, “The Wall,” and the movie of the same name. Some social media users pointed out that Waters wore the same costume repeatedly in past concerts. Concerts in Munich, Frankfurt and Cologne were tried to be canceled after Jewish groups, including the Central Jewish Council, accused Waters of being anti-Semitic. Waters is a member of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Isolation and Sanctions formation, which campaigns against the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Waters denied the accusations and attempts to cancel the concerts had been unsuccessful. On Waters’ website, it seems that the Frankfurt concert on 28 May, the last leg of his Germany tour, will be held as planned.