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thousands of demonstrators in Rome against the decree against migrants

thousands of demonstrators in Rome against the decree against migrants

On Wednesday the Italian senate voted on the confidence in the government about this decree, which reorganizes the system of reception of asylum seekers and the length of residence permits.

Thousands of people protested in the center of Rome on Saturday 10 November, protesting against the security decree "Anti-migrant"defended by the Minister of the Interior and Leader of the League (far right), Matteo Salvini. Coming from about fifty cities across Italy, these demonstrators, radical left activists or the associative community marched under the sun to say "No to Salvini and racism"According to one of its demonstrators, Sergio Serraino, a member of the Emergency Association, helps migrants.

"Fight Fascism", "Black lives matter", "Welcome to everyone, open the borders"… many banners defended the rights of migrants, who came to this large gathering en masse. According to Mr. Serraino they could have been much more numerous, but at least five buses were prevented by the police from continuing their journey.

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"Black lives matter", rallying cry of anti-racist youth

Shortening the length of residence permits

The Italian Senate voted confidently on the government on this decree-law very controversially, the first step before a final vote in the Chamber of Deputies, expected at the end of November. The text replaces, in particular, humanitarian residence permits currently granted to 25% of asylum seekers and for a period of two years by several other permits, such as "Special protection", which lasts a year, or "Natural disaster in the country of origin", for a period of six months, among others.

It provides an emergency procedure to expel any expulsion "Dangerous". It is also reorganizing the reception system for asylum seekers, which amounted to 146,000 by the end of October and will be regrouped in large centers on the basis of savings measures. In the security component, the text generalizes the use of electrical pulse guns and facilitates the evacuation of occupied buildings.

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"Matteo Salvini thinks he can do everything and everyone in the name of the people"

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