Man charged for hate speech at anti-immigration rally

Police have charged a man detained at Saturday's anti-immigration rally in Prague with inciting racial hatred, the police spokeswoman Iveta Martínková told the Czch News Agency. The Slovak national made racist and antisemitic remarks when holding a speech at a demonstartion on the Old Town Square. He is reportedly a member of a Slovak nationalist organisation Vzdor. If convicted, he faces up to two years in prison.

Author: Ruth Fraňková