Prison time for Swedish Nazi leader

The Court of Appeals in Malmö has sentenced Simon Lindberg, leader of the National Socialist Front (NSF) in the southern Swedish county of Skåne to prison for criminal damages, acting as an accessory to abuse, and as an accessory to unlawful threats.

The ruling confirms an earlier district court sentence of three months in prison.

The 24-year-old Nazi leader was indicted together with an associate for having entered a party at thrown by the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights (RFSL) and beaten five men.