Pressure mounts in Italy to dissolve neo-fascist group after riots

Italy’s government was under growing pressure on Monday to dissolve the Forza Nuova neo-fascist group involved in violent weekend protests against a government drive to make the COVID-19 “Green Pass” mandatory for all workers. Since its foundation in 1997, Forza Nuova has repeatedly been accused of using violence against immigrants and police. Along with theContinue reading “Pressure mounts in Italy to dissolve neo-fascist group after riots”

Italian police arrest far-right party leaders after anti-vax riot

Italian police said on Sunday they had arrested 12 people including the leaders of the extreme right-wing party Forza Nuova, after clashes in Rome a day earlier over a government drive to make the COVID-19 “Green Pass” mandatory for all workers. Thousands of people took to the streets of the Italian capital on Saturday to opposeContinue reading “Italian police arrest far-right party leaders after anti-vax riot”

Italian Senate endorses lowering voting age from 25 to 18

The Italian Senate has approved lowering the voting age in senate elections from 25 to 18, paving the way for four million young people to take part. Italians aged 18 or above can already cast ballots in national elections for the lower house of Italy’s parliament, the Chamber of Deputies. If enough lawmakers in eachContinue reading “Italian Senate endorses lowering voting age from 25 to 18”

Taiwan says will be ‘force for good’ after unprecedented G7 support

Taiwan will be a “force for good” and continue to seek even greater international support, the presidential office said, after the Chinese-claimed island won unprecedented backing from the Group of Seven of major democracies. The G7 leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in Xinjiang, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomyContinue reading “Taiwan says will be ‘force for good’ after unprecedented G7 support”

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