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  12/7/2012, Kislev 23, 5773

Police Investigation into Artist who Used Shoah Ashes


Swedish police on Friday said they had launched an investigation into an artist who says he used paint mixed from the ashes of Holocaust victims in a watercolour.

A member of the public filed a police complaint against Von Hausswolff on December 5 for "disturbing the peace of the dead", calling the artwork a "desecration of human remains", police inspector Annika Johansson told AFP.

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