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Rioter in 'Camp Auschwitz' Shirt Has Been Arrested

Wochit News
A rioter wearing a deeply offensive, anti-Semitic sweatshirt at the US Capitol last week is now under arrest. Newser reports the man was photographed wearing a 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt during the US Capitol siege was taken into custody on Wednesday in Virginia. The garment also featured 'Work brings freedom.' It's a translation of "Arbeit macht frei," the German phrase that appeared on the concentration camp’s entrance. Robert Keith Packer, 56, was arrested in Newport News, where he lives. The government will not be seeking detention for Packer. However, Packer is barred from visiting Washington unless it’s for a court appearance.