MEANING OF: NAZI(s)
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IT AWAY BISH - In a BBC interview (1st November 2021) at the climate summit Cop26 in Glasgow, the Church of England’s most senior leader said that world leaders “will be cursed if they don’t get this right”.
Where no offence is intended, we feel that families affected by the Holocaust will not take it the wrong way, but more fully understand the context, where the words "Nazi" and "Nazis" is used in every day parlance to describe how a person thinks and acts. Rather than any direct reference to actual crimes committed by any member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party.
A NAZI was a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler and advocated totalitarian government, territorial expansion, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy, all these leading directly to World War II and the Holocaust.
a. a supporter of this or any similar party; fascist
9 and 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights,
guarantees everyone the freedom of thought and expression,
taken to mean using the modern interpretation of any word or
phrase as it is commonly used today or may have been used in
The modern use in everyday speaking and written communications is far removed from the horrors of ethnic cleansing (via gas chambers) carried out in Nazi Germany during World War Two. We applaud the work of those seeking to bring the last vestiges of that particular evil to justice.
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