Netflix Under Fire for filming Strangers 4 in a former Nazi prison

David Harbor Foreign things Season 4 (Photo: Netflix)

Netflix is ​​being criticized for its decision to film Foreign things Season 4 at Lukiškės Prison in Vilnius, Lithuania, where the Nazis imprisoned Jews, many of whom were eventually executed during the Ponaris massacre. New petition with almost 10,000 signatures aims to “keep Foreign things and Netflix are reporting on the eradication of the Holocaust ”and are urging the service to donate season profits to Lithuanian Jewish and Roma communities as“ reparations ”.

The petition also contradicts Airbnb’s efforts to turn Lukiškės cells into a hostel Foreign things. Signe are demanding an “immediate shutdown of Airbnb”, which began receiving visitors on June 4th.

In addition, the petition states that fans of the series are now there to Make Numerical Tattoos | on hand and post them on Instagram with Foreign things An Instagram account with some of those photos.

“Not only does this mock the common trauma of the Jewish and Roma community, but it also continues to tarnish the living memories of Holocaust survivors (many live today) and their descendants,” the petition said.

“We, the Jews and Rroma, call for this petition to be signed and adhered to Foreign things and Netflix is ​​responsible for wiping out its Holocaust, ”he said. “The money earned from this season should be returned to the Lithuanian Jewish and Roma communities, as compensation for the damage caused this season and the public apology from Airbnb, Netflix and Netflix. Foreign things should be published without delay, fully understanding how this contributes to the eradication of Holocaust victims and the ongoing persecution of Roma communities.

Lukiškės Prison was built at the beginning of the 20th century and housed both criminals and political prisoners. 1941 after the Nazis occupied Lithuania, the prison became a cell for the arrest of Jews; In that year, 348 Jews and others imprisoned in Lukiškės were killed during the Ponari massacre, the mass murder of 100,000 people, mostly Jews, Poles and Russians, since 1941. July. until 1944 August. near Ponario railway station, in the suburbs. today Vilinius, Lithuania.

Netflix did not respond to the request for comment.

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