Rio de Janeiro court suspends virtual auction of artwork with Nazi symbols

The event would put up for sale a painting full of swastikas with the phrase in English "The strange loves of Adolf Hitler".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A judge of the Rio de Janeiro state court (TJ/RJ) suspended this Friday (23) carrying out a virtual auction of a painting with Nazi symbols. The information was confirmed to the newspaper O Globo.

The online event would sell the work adorned with a brooch full of swastikas and the phrase "The strange loves of Adolf Hitler". The piece also bears a signature, supposedly by the German dictator.

Judge Angélica dos Santos Costa was granted the court injunction at the request of the Israeli Federation of Rio de Janeiro (Fierj).

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