An official in the French town of Montpelier celebrated his birthday with a cake decorated with a swastika, which he described as “a gift from my SS friend.”
Djamel Boumaaz posted an image of the cake on his Facebook page, the Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Thursday.
The full text of the post celebrating his 40th birthday read: “I spent a beautiful day with my family, music, food in the home of my SS friend, then my birthday cake arrived, a gift from my SS friend.”
The Wiesenthal Center, an international Jewish rights organization, said that it had sent a letter of protest to Benedetto Zacchiroli, president of the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism.
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