Sweden probes artist who used Holocaust ashes

08.12.2012                      24.Kislew. 5773                      Wajeshew, Schabbat Mewarchim

Schweden:

Sweden probes artist who used Holocaust ashes

In response to complaint filed by citizen, police consider charges against man who used ashes of Holocaust victims in artwork.

Sweden has launched an investigation into an artist who made a painting out of Holocaust victims’ ashes, AFP reported Friday.
Police said the prosecutor's office would investigate the case and was considering pressing charges against artist Carl Michael von Hausswolff. Police inspector Annika Johansson told AFP that authorities launched the investigation in response to a complaint filed by a member of the public, alleging the painting was "disturbing the peace of the dead"….