Polish Prosecutor’s Office charges Pole who chanted “Death to the Ukrainians”

Source : 112 Ukraine

He accused of illicit threats and incitement to ethnic hatred
13:41, 5 July 2017

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District prosecutor's office in Polish Przemysl presses charges against the Pole Adrian N. who chanted "Death to the Ukrainians" during the “March of the eaglets of Przemysl and Lviv” that took place on December 10, 2016. This is reported on the website of the Przemysl district prosecutor's office.

The Pole is accused of illicit threats against a group of people because of their Ukrainian nationality and public incitement to ethnic hatred. The man can be sentenced to imprisonment from three months to five years.

Actions of Adrian K. were qualified under § 1 Article 119 of the Criminal Code of Poland (threats against a group of individuals or an individual due to their nationality), under § 1 Article 256 (public incitement to ethnic hatred) and combined with § 2 Article 11 of the Code.

Related: “March of eaglets” may be provocation

As it was reported earlier the intention of the organizers of the March of the Defenders of Lviv and Przemysl was to commemorate the Polish victims of the Polish-Ukrainian war of 1918-1919. The participants of the ceremony were, among others, nationalist organizations, including the National-Radical Camp (Obóz Narodowo-Radykalny). This is the part of the members of this organization were to fall regrettable cries of the Ukrainian People's House "Death to the Ukrainians" and "Przemysl, Lviv - all Polish".

Related: Embassy of Ukraine awaits response of Przemysl government on incident on eaglets march

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