After campus violence, anti-fascist activist sentenced

An anti-fascist activist in his 40s was sentenced on Thursday by the Rennes criminal court after an attack on the university campus of Rennes. Reindeer-2. The man, already convicted several times in the past, was sentenced to one year in prison with the possibility of a sentence adjustment. It is also forbidden to appear on the Rennes-2 site for two years.

The alleged incidents took place on October 18. A general assembly was held in an amphitheater in the presence of students. A violent altercation broke out after the arrival of three people identified by participants as neo-Nazi militants. An interpretation denied by the victim suffering from several injuries by blows, especially to the head.

The violence of which the defendant was the author was filmed by surveillance cameras. They intervened in a context of recent tensions between militants of the far left and the far right.

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