Some prostitutes usually work at Pascha.
First there were telephone threats of violence, then about 30 hooded protesters armed with knives and sticks turned up outside Pascha on Friday, the Koelner Stadt-Anzeiger newspaper reported. Pascha brothel, in Cologne, provides facilities for around prostitutes · It is estimated that the brothel attracts up to 1, customers a day.
We might have been able to avert bankruptcy with the help of the banks if we had been promised that things could start again at the beginning of next year," he said. Mr Lobscheid said the banner had been commissioned in a normal business deal and "we certainly didn't intend to insult anyone". InPascha made headlines when colovne group of Muslims threatened violence over an advert on the Paschz of the brothel showing flags of the 32 countries in that year's World Cup, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, next to a semi-naked woman.
Mr Lobscheid criticised the German authorities' handling of the pandemic - particularly their ability to be clear when the business would be allowed to. The Tunisian flag - bearing the Muslim crescent symbol - remains on the ad, however.
It employs around 60 staff including cooks and hairdressers. Some groups have raised concerns that closing legal brothels could leave prostitutes in greater danger as they are forced to operate underground.
German brothel ad angers Muslims The Pascha brothel claims to be the biggest in Europe A Cologne brothel touting for clients with a World Cup-themed banner has blacked out the flags of Colognd and Saudi Arabia after threats from Muslims. The Pascha brothel's owner, Armin Lobscheid, said a group of Muslims had threatened violence over the advert.
He said they had accused the brothel of insulting Islam by using the flags. He said officials would tell them every two weeks that they would not be able to reopen.
People have still been selling sex during the pandemic but without taxes being paid, he added. The brothel "Pascha," a major landmark in the western German city of Cologne, has filed for bankruptcy, a German daily reported on Thursday. Prostitution has been outlawed in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia since the outbreak of the virus.
Prostitution is legal in Germany, where the authorities are preparing for a possible boom in the sex trade during the World Cup. The floor Pascha is a major landmark in the city of Cologne. Find the perfect Pascha (Brothel) stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images.
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