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Italy: G7 protesters stage beachside demo against tightened immigration policies01:26

Italy: G7 protesters stage beachside demo against tightened immigration policies

Italy, Taormina
May 27, 2017 at 11:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

Dozens of activists protested against the immigration policies of G7 leaders, in Sicily's Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the summit in Taormina.

The activists held a banner reading "No entry" to highlight the proposed tightening of border controls and demonstrate against anti-migrant policies. They believe that the G7 leaders have been influenced by the policies and election of US President Donald Trump. The peaceful demonstration was organised by Oxfam.

Later today, a march is set to place against G7 in Giardini Naxos, security has been heightened in the town, and shops are to remain closed until the march comes to an end.

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Dozens of activists protested against the immigration policies of G7 leaders, in Sicily's Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the summit in Taormina.

The activists held a banner reading "No entry" to highlight the proposed tightening of border controls and demonstrate against anti-migrant policies. They believe that the G7 leaders have been influenced by the policies and election of US President Donald Trump. The peaceful demonstration was organised by Oxfam.

Later today, a march is set to place against G7 in Giardini Naxos, security has been heightened in the town, and shops are to remain closed until the march comes to an end.

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