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Romanian television channel carries Christmas song calling for Jews to be burned

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(WJLA) - A Romanian television channel is under fire for broadcasting the performance of a Christmas carol that called for Jewish people to be burned, ABC News reports.

According to a report in Der Spiegel, a German newspaper, the Romanian broadcaster TVR broadcast the anti-Semitic song, in which the lyrics call for Jews to be "burned in a chimney."

Advocates insist that the song glorifies the Holocaust, ABC News reports.

Government officials are condemning the broadcast and the use of the song. Der Spiegel says the broadcaster insists it had no control over the show's song selection.

READ MORE at abcnews.com.

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