In Bashkiria the man has received conditional term for the justification of Nazism in social networks

CC0 / Skitterphoto / Laptop. Archival photoIn Bashkiria the man has received conditional term for the justification of Nazism in social networksCC0 / Skitterphoto /

Sterlitamaksky city court of Bashkiria has sentenced a local resident to one year of probation for posting in social networks materials justifying the ideas of fascism and Nazism, reports the Prosecutor’s office of the Republic.

Sterlitamaksky city court delivered the verdict against the 51-year-old local resident. He was found guilty under article «excitation of hatred or enmity, and humiliation of human dignity»… the Court sentenced him to one year of imprisonment conditionally with a trial period of one year», — stated in the message.

The court found that in 2015-2016 the man under a false name registered in the social network and posted on a publicly available page materials to justify the ideas of fascism and Nazism.

«According to the expert, the publication contained linguistic and psychological signs of excitation of hatred and enmity on the grounds of race, nationality, origin or attitude to religion» — emphasizes the Agency.

After excitation of criminal case materials have been removed.

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