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Australia'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler

03:20  12 january  2019
03:20  12 january  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler . 03:20 12 january 2019. 'This is beyond normal. What ' s next , a board game set in the gas chambers and ovens of Auschwitz?, the Jewish group 's chairman Dvir Abramovich said.

' What ' s next , a board game set in gas chambers ?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler Secret Hitler board game being sold by online retail giants including Ebay group Australian Geographic

'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A Jewish group has condemned Australian retail stores for stocking the Secret Hitler board game (pictured) A Jewish group has condemned Australian retail stores for stocking the Secret Hitler board game.

Online retail giant Ebay and franchise stores Australian Geographic, The Gamesmen and Gameology stock the game, where liberals have to outwit fascists.

Set during the 1920s in Weimar Republic Germany, two teams of five to 10 people compete by voting on  a series of legislative proposals in the old Reichstag parliament, with one player acting as Adolf Hitler.

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' What ' s next , a board game set in gas chambers ?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler . Online retail giant Ebay and franchise stores Australian Geographic, The Gamesmen and Gameology are selling a game where someone plays the Nazi dictator.

What Is Secret Hitler ? Secret Hitler is a social deduction game for 5-10 people about finding and stopping the Secret Hitler . Players are secretly divided into two teams: the liberals, who have a majority, and the fascists, who are hidden to everyone but each other.

The Anti-Defamation Commission called on retailers to pull this product, retailing for between $50 and $60, from their shelves immediately.

'This is beyond normal. What's next, a board game set in the gas chambers and ovens of Auschwitz?, the Jewish group's chairman Dvir Abramovich said.

'There is nothing funny, entertaining, laughable or enjoyable about Hitler.

'Just ask those who lost children, parents and relatives to his cruel and demonic regime.'

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" What ' s next , a board game set in the gas chambers and ovens of Auschwitz?".

The sight of the game , ' Secret Hitler ', being sold in several major games retailers, has led to about 10 complaints to the Anti-Defamation Commission, a Jewish organisation combating anti-Semitism, in the past week. A daughter of a Holocaust survivor shook when she saw the game in a toy store in Bright.

'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Australian Geographic (Brisbane store pictured), The Gamesmen and Gameology are among a series of franchises that stock the game, where liberals have to outwit fascists 'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Two teams compete by voting on a series of legislative proposals in the old Reichstag parliament, with one player acting as Adolf Hitler (pictured) in an era before the Holocaust

Secret Hitler was launched by the Chicago-based Goat, Wolf and Cabbage company in 2016, a year after releasing another game called Cards Against Humanity.

On their website, this group acknowledges the board game is controversial.

'I don't think there's anything funny or call about fascism. Who can I complain to?,' it said in a frequently asked questions section.

Viewers are of website are urged to contact U.S. President Donald Trump to complain.

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Free yourself from a lifetime of Holo-brainwashing about “Six Million” Jews “ gassed ” in “ Gas Chambers Disguised as Shower Rooms”. Many Jewish Inmates Unable to Work Many thousands of secret German wartime documents dealing with Auschwitz were confiscated after the war by the Allies.

Secret Hitler is a dramatic game of political intrigue and betrayal set in 1930' s Germany. Players are secretly divided into two teams - liberals and fascists. Known only to each other, the fascists coordinate to sow distrust and install their cold-blooded leader. The liberals must find and stop the Secret Hitler

Dr Abramovich said there was no merit in glorifying the former Nazi chancellor whose fascist regime was responsible for killing six million Jews in the Holocaust.

'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Anti-Defamation Commission chairman Dvir Abramovich (pictured) said there was no merit in glorifying a dictator whose Nazi regime was responsible for killing six millions Jews

'A brutal, evil monster, responsible for the extermination of six million Jews and millions of others, should not be the title or the subject of a party board game,' he said.

'One can only imagine the pain and moral offense a Holocaust survivor would feel walking into a shop and seeing this game displayed for sale.'

With neo-Nazis last week photographed doing Hitler salutes at St Kilda in Melbourne, Dr Abramovich said it was 'deeply troubling' Nazism was being promoted as cool to a younger generation.

'Worse, it separates him from the horrific and inhuman crimes he and the Nazis committed,' he said.

'All businesses need to show moral responsibility when it comes to this issue and put aside the issue of profit.

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I was house-sitting for my brother this summer when I saw something suspicious: a box in his living room emblazoned with the words “ Secret Hitler .”. On his return, I confronted him. “What in God’ s name is that?”. I asked, pointing at the box. “It’ s a board game ,” he said, rolling his eyes.

Secret Hitler is a social deduction game for 5–10 people about finding and stopping the Secret Hitler . The majority of players are liberals. If they can learn to trust each other, they have enough votes to control the table and win the game .

'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Dr Abramovich is urging retailers (Australian Geographic website pictured) to pull the game from their shelves 'What's next, a board game set in gas chambers?': Jewish group demands stores stop selling deeply offensive Secret Hitler© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The game is selling for $50.95 at Gameology, $54.95 at The Gamesmen computer store and $59.99 at Australian Geographic

'We urge all companies to do some soul searching and pull the game off the shelves immediately.'

Daily Mail Australia has contacted a series of retailers for a response.

The game is selling for $50.95 at Gameology, $54.95 at The Gamesmen computer store and $59.99 at Australian Geographic.

Mind Games Melbourne, Good Games Melbourne, Good Games Town Hall Sydney, Spieledeluxe Melbourne and Milsims Games Melbourne are also selling Secret Hitler.

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