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Drunk neo-Nazi fined €600 for Hitler salute

The Local · 24 Dec 2011, 13:22

Published: 24 Dec 2011 13:22 GMT+01:00

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The 32-year-old used the salute to protest against a Left party election campaign stand.

After denying the charge, the young man, a member of the extreme-right network 'Sturm 18,' eventually admitted it and said he felt provoked into giving the salute when Left party campaigners offered him flyers. He added that he was very drunk on that day.

The man is also currently on parole for an attempted arson attack on a mosque in the town of Kosbach in Hesse.

A court sentenced the unnamed neo-Nazi to pay a €600 fine in 60 daily instalments of €10.

German law fordids any public use of Nazi symbols, including the Hitler salute and the swastika.

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23:17 December 24, 2011 by iminic
Cheats! :) This is a photo of a dimwit Serbian hooligan in Italy. Surely there must be some photos of some domestic dimwit doing the same thing?
10:18 December 25, 2011 by Landmine
If making the salute in public is illegal, isn't showing a picture of it in the public media illegal as well?
13:20 December 25, 2011 by lordkorner
Hmm, Hardly the stuff of the "master race".....
19:51 December 25, 2011 by Earl Grey
I was angry because the man gave me leaflets and I couldn't read them. He should have just told me what he wanted to say!
12:04 December 27, 2011 by ICryForDeutschland
What do I think?

I think 56 years of foreign occupation is enough. Germans should be able to make any kind of sign they want, research their own history; mourn the soldiers who fell defending their women and children from invaders. The young generation are programmed with propaganda in the form of "education", taught to hate themselves, and be something that they are not. It is very sad.
21:38 December 27, 2011 by raandy
ICryForDeutschland, talk about beating a dead horse, were you been for the the last 50 years , in a stupor?
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