Papradno skins charged

A district attorney has laid charges of promoting fascism against six skinheads who took part in a neo-Nazi concert in September last year in the western Slovak hamlet of Papradno.

The concert attracted some 500 people, 89 of whom were questioned by police after a late-night raid. The six who were arrested were allegedly attired in clothing which promoted racial hatred. They face up to three years in jail if convicted.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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