Thursday, 31 January 2013

Nationalists arrested in Italy

On January 24th Italian police performed special raid in Naples, during which 10 activists of Casa Pound Naples were arrested. Nationalists are charged with crimes including illegal storage of weapon and explosives, organization of extremist community, street fighting of political cause in Naples in 2011, violent actions against left-wing activists, using knives and Molotov cocktail.
       At the moment 2 nationalists are detained, 5 of them are under house arrest and 3 others must check every day at police station.
     The operation was performed by Italian police together with Mass Media with an aim to discredit nationalists before regional elections, where members of Casa Pound Italy were going to participate. In spite of all the charges, no weapons and explosives were found during the search. Charges are based only on tapping telephone talks and Italian special units materials collected during investigation of criminal cases of previous years.

Friday, 25 January 2013