Two days before the international Holocaust day took place the 27. January, did the popular thai music group the BNK48 themselves unfortunate noticed.
the Reason is that one of the group members were pictured in a T-shirt with a large its swastika on during a preparation before a tv concert.
Thai Idol Group BNK48 Member Wears Nazi Flag on Stage— Ryn J. (@Ryn_writes) 26. January 2019
The fuck is this? #BNK48 #NamsaiBNK48 https://t.co/KTP8qjKDQi pic.twitter.com/7uMN1j7QXT
It writes multiple media, including The Independent and the daily Newspaper.
One of those who got the coffee wrong in the neck, is the israeli diplomat Smadar Shapira, who on behalf of the Israel embassy in Thailand have expressed indignation and amazement when the T-shirt on Twitter.
1/2— Smadar Shapira (@ShapiraSmadar) 26. January 2019
The Embassy of Israel in Thailand express its shock and dismay over the Nazi outfit worn by the singer of BNK48 band. the
Tomorrow, January 27, is the International Day of Remembrance of the victims of the holocaust, and the world will come to 6 million Jews who perished
'To the band's frontman shows nazisymboler, hurts the feelings of millions around the world, whose relatives were murdered by the nazis'.
After the criticism is the hailstone down over BNK48, the singer, who wore a t-shirt, Pichayapa 'Namsai' Natha, laid down flat. On the night of Sunday, delivered she a tearful apology from the stage during a concert, writes the Norwegian media the Newspaper.
According to the South China Morning Post has the singer been out, and complain on his Facebook page:
'please Forgive me and give me advice so I can be adult and not commit such mistakes in the future. I can not fix this error, but I can promise that it never happens again', she writes, according to the English-language Hong kong newspaper, which also writes that the swastika and the nazi-effects are relatively common around Thailand.
It is far from the first time that the use of the swastika symbol is causing a stir in Thailand. In 2011 had a catholic school lament, after they had dressed the students in nazi uniforms in connection with a skoleparade.
Two years after, it was Thailand's prestigious university, Chulalongkorn, who got the ears in the machine, as the students hang up an image of Adolf Hitler alongside Superman and other superheroes in connection with the celebration of a out.
the Reason for the fuss is because according to the director at the Hong kong Holocaust and Tolerance Center, Simon K. Li, a combination of ignorance and prejudice.
- From time to time we ask ourselves: is it pure ignorance? Cultural insensitivity? Renspækket anti-semitism? Sometimes it can be all three, he says to The New York Times.
on Sunday afternoon, met the singer and manager of BNK48 with Israel's ambassador in Thailand, Meir Shlomo to give an official apology. According to The New York Times discussed the 'importance of history in general and awareness about the holocaust and anti-semitism'.
1/5 The CEO of the #BNK48 and the performer #NamsaiBNK48 have expressed their will to meet with H. E. the Ambassador of Israel Dr. Meir Shlomo in order to express their apologies in person. pic.twitter.com/MSqkps4Fri— Smadar Shapira (@ShapiraSmadar) 27. January 2019
the Meeting ended with the group went to participate in a campaign to raise awareness of the Holocaust in Thailand, writes Smadar Shapira on Twitter.
According to Shapira, it was the band's own proposal to contribute with knowledge about the holocaust to show their involvement in the case.