email a link to a friend Twitter Facebook Roger Waters came under fire for wearing an outfit resembling that of a Nazi SS officer while performing in Berlin, Germany. On May 17, Pink Floyd co-founder, an outspoken critic of the Israeli government, wore a uniform while playing at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The ensemble wore a red armband and a black jacket accentuated by a fake rifle. Behind Waters, 79, floated an inflatable pig adorned with Third Reich-style banners with crossed hammers instead of swastikas. But that wasn't the only suspicious used by the "I wish you were here" singer that evening. Roger Waters came under fire for wearing an outfit resembling a Nazi SS officer during a concert in Germany. Waters' concert flashed the names of people killed by government forces, including Anne Frank.Israel According to local journalists, a screen says, “The show will begin in 10 minutes, and a court in Frankfurt has ruled that I am not an anti-Semite.” The screens also flashed the names of victims they thought had been killed by governments, including Mahsa Amini, an Iranian woman who was allegedly beaten by the country's "morality police." However, Holocaust victim Anne Frank's name flashed right after Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh caused the IRE. Waters has long criticized the Israeli government.Israel The Simon Wiesenthal Center criticized the concert and demanded that German authorities prosecute the waters for invoking and distorting Holocaust s. “Shame on the Frankfurt authorities and Mercedes Benz Arena in Berlin, a place where Jews were deported by the Nazis, for providing this venue #Rogerwaters for the concert without concerncare for the Jewish community,” the center said. The British-born rocker has long supported the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aimed at Boycotting and Boycotting Disclosures and Disclosures in an effort to pressure the Israeli government to push the Israeli government to change its policies towards the Palestinian population. Waters is currently touring in Germany.Zumapress In 2014, he criticized the Rolling Stones for performing in Israel. Waters also came under fire for his views on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In an interview with Germany's Berliner Zeitung, Waters defended Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine. He also compared the Israeli state's treatment of Palestinians to the Holocaust. Waters founded Pink Floyd in 1965. Novelist Polly Samson, who married Pink Floyd member David Gilmour, slammed the interview at the time. “Unfortunately Rogerwaters you are anti-Semitic to your rotten core,” she tweeted, calling him “Putin Apologetic and lying, ambitious, hypocritical, tax avoidance, lip-syncing, misogynist, most charming, megalomaniac.” In another interview, Waters claimed he was on the Ukraine kill list for his criticism of the war-torn country. Page six reached out to Waters' representative for comments.