- Milan, riots and charges during the commemoration of Sergio Ramelli
- Milan, clashes at the event for Ramelli
Share16 December 2019The Milan Public Prosecutor asked for indictment for 28 right-wing extremists, including members of Casapound, Forza Nuova and Loyalty and Action, accused of apology for fascism for the "present" call and Roman greetings, during the procession in memory of Sergio Ramelli, last April 29, in via Paladini in Milan.
The investigation is coordinated by the prosecutor of Milan Enrico Pavone and the head of the anti-terrorist pool Alberto Nobili. In total, 29 positions appear in the Milan investigation.
Roberta Capotosti, representative of Casapound Italia, is only accused (in competition with Alfredo Durantini and Luca Cassani, exponents of Forza Nuova and Loyalty and Action respectively) of having violated the provisions on public security for having made the way that the procession, which was to take place in a static way, moved "along the unauthorized route up to Via Paladini 15", where the mural is located in memory of the neo-fascist militant, who died after an ambush on 29 April 1975.
Among the 28 under investigation for fascism's apology, also the president of Casapound Italy Gianluca Iannone, the publisher of Altaforte and exponent of Casapound Francesco Polacchi, Luca Cassani of Loyalty and action, Alfredo Durantini of Forza Nuova.
As stated in the charge against them, they are accused of violating the Scelba law for having carried out "the usual manifestations of the dissolved fascist party, such as the call of the present made by Luca Cassani three times, to which all present replied shouting "present" and, holding the right arm and the palm of the right hand facing each other, simultaneously carrying out the Roman salute ".
In recent months, the Milan Digos, which conducted the investigation coordinated by the Public Prosecutor's Office, carried out the identification of 28 people among the more than a thousand neo-fascists who had gathered in front of the commemorative mural of the young man who died 44 years ago after a few attacks. meters from his home by militants of Avanguardia Operaia.
That day there had also been scuffles and charges of lightening during the procession of far-right militants who, having left the square in spite of the prefect's bans, left the garrison and tried to force the deployment of the police to get closer to another anti-fascist procession.