thousands of protesters in Rome against anti-migrant decree

The Italian Senate voted on Wednesday the confidence in the government on this decree, which reorganizes the system of reception of asylum seekers and the duration of residence permits.

"Fight fascism", "Black lives matter", "Home for all, open borders" ... many banners defended the rights of migrants, who came en masse to this great gathering

Thousands of people protested in the center of Rome on Saturday, November 10, protesting 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 throughout Italy, these protesters, activists of the radical left or the associative community marched under the sun to say "No to Salvini and racism"According to one of its protesters, Sergio Serraino, a member of the Emergency Association, helps migrants.

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

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Reduction of the duration of residence permits

The Italian Senate voted Wednesday confidence in the government on this decree-law very controversial, first step before a final vote in the Chamber of Deputies, expected 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 various other permits, such as "Special protection", lasting one year, or "Natural disaster in the country of origin", for a period of six months, among others.

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

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