Man gets 2-yr term for saying Fascism was 'splendid'

Right-winger nicknamed the black baron convicted by Milan court

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 24 - A Milan court on Wednesday handed a rightwing figure a two-year jail term for having said in a TV interview that the Fascist period was "a splendid era of social reforms and of Italy's greatness".
    Roberto Jonghi Lavarini, who is nicknamed 'the black baron' also hailed the March on Rome and used anti-Semitic expressions.
    He was found guilty of the crime of apology of Fascism. (ANSA).
   

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