Four persons convicted of racism and incitement to ethnic hatred during past two years in Latvia

  • 2020-06-15
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - During the past two years, four persons have been convicted of racism and incitement to ethnic hatred, including one person who was sentenced to a short prison sentence, according to court judgments compiled by LETA. The last such verdict was issued on March 4 this year, when Riga Latgale District Court sentenced a man to 140 hours of community service for posting on Facebook a comment expressing hatred of Jews. Last May, the Supreme Court rejected an appeal filed by a father of three who had been convicted of hate speech by a lower instance cour...
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