German in Chemnitz received 5 months in prison
A German court sentenced 34-year-old man to five months in prison for showing banned Nazi salute during a protest of right-wing forces in the Eastern city of Chemnitz.
The sentence was harsher than the conditional conclusion was convicted on similar charges another suspect the day before.
The court of Chemnitz decided to award a real term, since the defendant had several previous convictions, including for assault.
On August 24 thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Chemnitz, on call right-wing party “Alternative for Germany” Islamophobic movement “Pegida” after the information about the murder of two German immigrants.
The swastika and other Nazi symbols is prohibited in Germany. Violators of the law face a fine or a prison term of up to three years.
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