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Italy: Local residents protest opening of refugee centre in town near French border01:00

Italy: Local residents protest opening of refugee centre in town near French border

Italy, Ventimiglia
August 9, 2017 at 11:07 GMT -00:00 · Published

Residents of the northern Italian town of Ventimiglia marched towards the town hall on Wednesday, in protest to the reported opening of a new refugee shelter in the area.

A delegation of members from the Committee of the Marina San Giuseppe District was seen marching in relative silence with a banner toward the Piazza delle Liberta.

On arrival, a few protesters entered the town hall building to hand City Mayor Enrico Ioculano a list of collected signatures, which were voicing their opposition to the opening of another migrant centre in the city.

Italy: Local residents protest opening of refugee centre in town near French border01:00
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Residents of the northern Italian town of Ventimiglia marched towards the town hall on Wednesday, in protest to the reported opening of a new refugee shelter in the area.

A delegation of members from the Committee of the Marina San Giuseppe District was seen marching in relative silence with a banner toward the Piazza delle Liberta.

On arrival, a few protesters entered the town hall building to hand City Mayor Enrico Ioculano a list of collected signatures, which were voicing their opposition to the opening of another migrant centre in the city.

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