France charges two over Nazi swastika graffiti in Paris
France charged two people with justifying a crime against humanity over Nazi swastikas that were spray-painted in northwestern Paris, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
The two were part of a group of 13 people who were detained on Saturday. The suspects, who are in their 20s and early 30s, have been described as a mixture of ultra-right activists and hooligans.
Seven of the suspects have been known to the authorities as ultra-right activists, and another three have already been involved in "similar acts" in the past, the public prosecutor's office said.
They are suspected of having spray-painted Nazi swastikas on the ground in the French capital's 17th district.
Apart from the swasticas, the group is suspected of spray-painting the inscription "KOB", a reference to the notorious Kop of Boulogne, Paris Saint-Germain's football ultras.
On Tuesday, the public prosecutor's office said nine of the 13 people had been brought before an investigating judge.
A judicial source said authorities had filed charges against two people including public justification of a crime or misdemeanour.
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