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Czech youth faces three years in prison for Nazi salute and swastika

15.6.2017 10:23
PHOTO:  Plzeň Municipal Police
PHOTO: Plzeň Municipal Police

A youth wearing a Nazi swastika on his back was arrested on Zábělská Street in the Czech town of Plzeň on Sunday morning. He had consumed alcohol and drugs and was giving the Nazi salute.

"The patrol that arrived at the scene saw the man with a Nazi swastika in colored tape on his sweatshirt. The 25-year-old told the patrolmen that his friends had done it to him after he fell asleep drunk in a nonstop establishment. When he undid the sweatshirt he found the same symbol on his t-shirt, " local police said.

The case has been taken up by the state police. The man was seen by eyewitnesses raising his arm and shouting "Sieg Heil!" had was later charged by detectives with felony display of sympathy for a movement aimed at suppressing human rights and freedoms, for which he faces up to three years in prison.

bau, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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