Italy Deports 1500 Migrants, Bulldozes Refugee Camp

Neon Nettle | 3/12/2019 | Staff
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Italy’s populist leader, Matteo Salvini, has recently continued his hardline approach to unwanted migrants in his country by deporting over 1,500 from a refugee camp in Reggio before bulldozing the site.

Earlier in the week, Italian police removed around 1,592 migrants from the camp before flattening the shanty town where they were living.

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The refugees who occupied the camp have continually evoked the ire of Italian citizens across the nation.

The government eventually intervened following a series of recent incidents, including three deaths.

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“They preferred to stay in the shanty towns, just abuse, and illegality,” Minister of the Interior Salvini said, explaining that the government had attempted to offer other housing to the migrants, which was refused.

Nationalist Salvini said the elimination of the migrant camp “finally erased one of the most shameful slums in Italy, where degradation, lawlessness, and exploitation proliferated.”

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According to Breitbart, approximately 1,592 migrants have been removed from a shanty town migrant camp in southern Italy as part of the populist government’s policy to dismantle squatter camps across the country.

The shanty town, formerly located in the southern Italian city of Reggio in Calabria, was bulldozed this week by police following a...
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