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Giorgia complained of spontaneous protests by teenagers as ‘provocations to riot’

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Reportage. The protests against Meloni so far have been peaceful and colorful, almost naive in their spontaneity. Groups of very young people, little over 18, are expressing their disagreement on issues that are part of everyday life for them.

written by Giuliano Santoro

Topic Italy

September 22, 2022

With one week to go before the general elections, Giorgia Meloni, the effective leader of the center-right which is considered the favorite at the polls, is showing signs of nervousness for the first time. It comes after yet another occasion on which a few dozen young and very young people showed up at one of her rallies and voiced their dissent, this time in Caserta on Sunday.

Meloni called for no less than the intervention of the Interior Ministry: “In no developed democracy is the only opposition to the government the subject of systematic attacks by ministers, institutional offices and big media,” Meloni claimed. “And, above all, in no Western democracy does the government consciously allow provocations that could easily result in riots, during the election campaign, during political demonstrations by the opposition. These people talk about Europe, but their model is Ceausescu’s regime. We are not intimidated by those who hate freedom and the........

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