An image from a 2017 concert where BTS members wore uniforms and waved flags that critics said recalled Nazi symbols.

From BTS to Keyakizaka46, Asian pop stars slammed for Nazi-style dress

  • Swastikas, ‘Death’s Head’ skulls, Nazi uniforms – all have found their way into performances by Asian pop stars in recent years
  • Following the recent uproar over a Thai singer wearing a swastika T-shirt, we look at other stars who have flirted with Nazi iconography
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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An image from a 2017 concert where BTS members wore uniforms and waved flags that critics said recalled Nazi symbols.
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Pichayapa ‘Namsai’ Natha wore the red-and-black top complete with swastika during the group’s rehearsal on Friday. Photo: Handout

Teen singer from Thai idol group BNK48 begs forgiveness after wearing Nazi swastika T-shirt in televised rehearsal

  • The deputy chief of mission of the Israeli embassy in Bangkok took to Twitter to express ‘shock and dismay’
  • Singer later claimed full responsibility for her ignorance in an apology posted on her official Facebook page
Topic |   Thailand

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Pichayapa ‘Namsai’ Natha wore the red-and-black top complete with swastika during the group’s rehearsal on Friday. Photo: Handout
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