Hundreds of Neo-Nazis march in Italy

Hundreds of Neo-Nazis marched together in Milan, Italy.

Video footage was taken of the groups of people doing the infamous Nazi salute. The video, which was posted on Twitter reached over 1 million views in a few days.

The exact number of far-right militants is estimated to be around 800 according to a report by Italy24News. The event had reportedly taken place to commemorate Sergio Ramelli’s death, a young activist and student who was killed in an ambush in 1975. 

Police have so far been trying to identify the faces of the attendees.

This is not the only Neo-Nazi event that has occurred in Italy in recent years. Three years ago, a much larger event, which included around 5,000 Neo-Nazis, took place in Rome to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Acca Larentia killings in 1978, which occurred in the same city when three Neo-Nazis were killed by presumed far-left extremists.

Like the event last week, the 2018 event also had the participants performing Nazi salutes. 

A couple weeks before the more recent protest in Milan, a Neo-Nazi leader was arrested in Arizona for aggravated assault. 

Police records state that the leader had been pointing a loaded gun at a black man and threatening his life. 

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