Dutch call back car licence plates with 'Nazi' initials





The Dutch authorities have urgently recalled "Nazi" number plates issued to drivers after a computer error.

Over 100 car owners received licence plates with the letters "NSB" on them, a Dutch equivalent of the word Nazi.

NSB is the notorious abbreviation for the Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging, the Dutch fascist party which collaborated with the Nazis during the Second World War. Number plates displaying the offending letters were recalled by the Dutch Vehicle Authority on Monday after the first angry complaints by drivers.

NSB is one of several letter combinations, also including KKK, for the Ku Klux Klan and PKK for the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party, that have been programmed not to come up when new plate numbers are automatically generated....



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