Neo-Nazi Rock Fans Punked by Trick T-Shirts

Anti-fascist group spreads message with Trojan horse shirts
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 11, 2011 4:19 AM CDT
Updated Aug 14, 2011 7:23 AM CDT
Neo-Nazi Rock Fans Punked by Trick T-Shirts
This message was revealed after the shirts had been washed for the first time.   (Exit Deutschland)

Germans at an ultra-nationalist rock concert snapped up free T-shirts bearing nationalist flags and the slogan "hardcore rebels," only to find a very different message after the shirt had been washed. "If your T-shirt can do it, you can do it too—we'll help you get away from right-wing extremism," the 250 "Trojan horse" T-shirts read after their first washing.

The stunt was the work of a group that aims to help people disassociate themselves from the far-right, reports the Guardian. The group donated the shirts anonymously to festival organizers. "We wanted to raise awareness about our program, especially among the young and less committed," said the group's founder. "There were so many points along the way where our plan could have failed, but it all went perfectly." (Read more Germany stories.)

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