A Melbourne man has been slammed as “sickening and brazen” after wearing a Nazi-themed armband at a farmers market.
The “unacceptable” apparel was photographed at the Moorabbin Wholesale Farmers Contemporary Market on Friday.
When the man who noticed the armband informed police, he says he was knowledgeable it wasn’t against the law to show the swastika publicly.
That has prompted condemnation from considered one of Australia’s main civil rights teams, The Anti-Defamation Fee.
Chairman Dr Dvir Abramovich mentioned “sufficient is sufficient”.
“Melbourne shouldn’t be Nazi Germany, and permitting this sickening and brazen show by people who help Hitler and the homicide of Jews has to cease,” he in a press release equipped to 7NEWS.com.au.
“Our metropolis shouldn’t be the refuge and hub for these ‘Closing Solutionists’.”
He described the open wearing of the swastika as a “spit on the reminiscence of our diggers” and described the man bearing it as a “bigot”.
“There’s something horrifying occurring in our nation.”
The incident comes solely weeks after a bunch of males walked by way of The Grampians, in regional Victoria, chanting Nazi rhetorics.
7NEWS.com.au has contacted Victoria Police for additional remark.