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Italy: Mass anti-fascist rally takes Venice by storm01:52

Italy: Mass anti-fascist rally takes Venice by storm

Italy, Venice
February 18, 2018 at 21:03 GMT -00:00 · Published

Anti-fascist protesters descended on Venice on Sunday, decrying the far-right group Forza Nuova.

Organisers held banners reading “Venice is antifascist” as they marched through the Italian city, lighting flares and shouting anti-fascist chants.

One protester, Marco Baravalle told protesters, “Roberto Fiore (Forza Nuova leader) wasn't able to land in Venice's lagoon because it was blocked with a huge democratic demonstration.”

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Anti-fascist protesters descended on Venice on Sunday, decrying the far-right group Forza Nuova.

Organisers held banners reading “Venice is antifascist” as they marched through the Italian city, lighting flares and shouting anti-fascist chants.

One protester, Marco Baravalle told protesters, “Roberto Fiore (Forza Nuova leader) wasn't able to land in Venice's lagoon because it was blocked with a huge democratic demonstration.”

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