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Estonian newspaper Eesti Ekspress apologized for a “fake ad” in its “humor section” that paired “a photo of prisoners at a Nazi concentration camp” with a weight loss slogan, JTA reported.

The newspaper’s deputy editor Sulev Vedler is quoted as defending the fake ad by telling the AFP that it “was published on our jokes page.”

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According to JTA, the ad was “to mock a recent ad for an Estonian gas company that used a photo of the front gate of Auschwitz on its website to sell its product.”

The AFP reported that Eesti Express has “the second-highest weekly circulation in Estonia.”

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Estonian Newspaper Apologizes for Weight-Loss Nazi Camp Fake Photo Ad

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