An Israeli flag is seen on August 17, 2022 at the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany, as 50 years ago, on September 5 and 6, 1972 were killed in a terrorist attack by Palestinian militants 11 Israeli athletes and coaches and a German police officer during the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. - Israel and Germany on August 17, 2022 condemned remarks by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Berlin, where he compared the Holocaust to the Jewish state's killings of Palestinians. Standing beside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Abbas was asked Tuesday on August 16, 2022 if he would apologise on behalf of the Palestinian gunmen who carried out the 1972 Munich Olympics hostage-taking in which 11 Israelis were killed. Abbas did not give a direct reply regarding the attack half a century ago this year but instead compared it to the situation faced by Palestinians, accusing Israel of committing "50 massacres, 50 Holocausts" against Palestinians since 1947. LEHTIKUVA / AFP, AFP / LEHTIKUVA / INA FASSBENDER