There are some people who are trying to rehabilitate this symbol. Its going to be a hard slog – given that this shape is so tightly linked to a short but horrible time in history.
Out here in the exotic mystic east, (Asia) this symbol is less tainted and is still publicly visible. It is less prominent in Sri Lanka despite being a religious symbol for many south Asian religions – including some East Asian traditions of Buddhism.
The Swasthika does make an occasional appearance in Sri Lanka. often in the oddest places like the mud flaps of this trishaw in rural Sri Lanka.
Indi spotted a Swasthika trisaw in the city.