Seventeen men linked to National Socialist group Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) have been charged with “agitation against an ethnic group” and “violent riot” for their actions during a demonstration last year.
Nine of the men have been prosecuted for “violent riot” and are accused of using shields to push journalists against a police vehicle and to hit police officers, while all but one were charged with “agitation against an ethnic group”. The demonstrators are also accused of throwing objects at police officers.
All of those involved have denied the crimes.
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