Skip to comments.Swiss gov’t employee fired for praising death of Jews
Posted on 03/26/2013 11:46:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The construction department of the St. Gallen canton in Switzerland dismissed a managerial construction employee because he sent an email to the Israeli Embassy in which he praised the deaths of Jews in a terrorist attack.
Maurus Candrian wrote in his email about the attack on Israeli tourists in Burgas in July 2012, That is a good day in my life. I am proud of the heroes who killed Jews.
Bulgarias interior minister concluded last month that two Hezbollah operatives murdered five Israelis and their Bulgarian bus driver.
The large-circulation Blick paper reported on Monday the reasons for the termination of Maurus Candrian, who headed the planning assessment department. His actions damage the reputation and values of the department of construction, as well as the entire administration of St. Gallen (population 480,000), the authorities said.
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He said last week that he regrets sending the email, according to the Swiss news wire service SDA. He added that he formulated his criticism poorly and wanted to criticize Israels Middle East policies and did not want to injure Jews in any way. Candrian apologized in a letter to the Israeli Embassy.
I'm thinking, yeah, I'll bet he regrets it.
Exactly the kind of filthy company policies that my old employer had, and my old professional field is still riddled with, and that almost cost Mesta her life.
It’s going to get worse before it gets better, I’m afraid.
He only regrets loosing his job......other than that, no regrets.
Watching this b’gger. Wonder if facebook will do anything about him and his friends.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
It is wrong to fire employees over one incident where he says stupid things even if he believes them. If he has a history then OK, fire his arse
Looks like it is a lot easier in Switzerland to get rid of public employee slugs
In this case, one incident is enough, don’t you think?
No I believe in second and third chances for employees
People are in a sick way these days. It’s the internet. The hate numbs pepole to what it actually means.
If he sent the e-mail on his private time, he would not be looking at this mess. He probably sent it from the government’s computer.
Using your employer’s computer to surf the net or send “I hope all Jews die” type of emails is asking for trouble.
They’re German with a accent!
The guy is an idiot but even idiots deserve to be employed. You give as serious talking to and I doubt he’ll repeat it. If does then you fire him.
If he’s a great employee I agree. If he’s a pain, I would use that as a reason to let him go.