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Penza 18-old found guilty for extremism audio recordings

11:13 | 23.12.2015 | Incidents

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Penza, 23 December 2015. PenzaNews. A Penza citizen, 18, received a delayed sentence of 1 year after the court found him guilty of extremism activities.

“From July 2013 to January 2014, the young man had been publishing audio recordings on his social network account that propagated negative attitude to certain people based on their race, nationality, place of birth and religious outlook, proven by lexical and psychological analysis,” Lyudmila Fomina, Senior Assistant of the Head of the Investigative Department of the city Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, told PenzaNews agency.

As a result, the court found the Penza citizen guilty under Part 1, Art. 282 of the Criminal Code, “Inciting Hatred, Violation of Human Dignity,” she added.

“The sentence has not entered into force and can be appealed in accordance with the law,” Lyudmila Fomina explained.

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