The elected president of the Italian Senate threatened by an “antifa” group

The elected president of the Italian Senate threatened by an “antifa” group

‘Antifas’ activists threatened the brand new president of the Italian Senate, Ignazio La Russa, in a banner deployed close to the Colosseum and on a post-fascist celebration workplace in Rome, prompting unanimous condemnation from the political class on Saturday.

‘Welcome, President La Russa. The resistance continues’, might we learn Friday night on the banner signed by the small group ‘Cambiare rotta’ (Change course), shortly taken down by the police.

On its Fb web page, the group added: ‘We will likely be delighted to point out him and parliament the that means of militant anti-fascism.’

Within the Roman district of Garbatella, the place Giorgia Meloni grew up, seemingly future Prime Minister and who created the post-fascist celebration Fratelli d’Italia on the finish of 2012 with Ignazio La Russa, the iron curtain of a everlasting celebration was marked ‘ La Russa, Garbatella hates you’, and signed Antifa subsequent to a five-pointed star.

Reference to the Crimson Brigades

This design might evoke the logo of the far-left armed group Les Brigades Rouges which dedicated quite a few assassinations within the Nineteen Seventies, together with that of the statesman Aldo Moro in 1978. Throughout these identical ‘years of lead’ , neo-fascist militants carried out assassinations and bombings that left lots of lifeless.

Giorgia Meloni denounced ‘a reference to tragic years that we not need to relive. Our dedication is to unite the nation, not divide it,” she stated on Twitter on Saturday.

In opposition, the chief of the Democratic Social gathering group (PD, heart left) castigated “a vile act” whereas the individual involved “thanked the political forces who expressed their solidarity”.

The election Thursday of Ignazio La Russa, collector of busts and different medals bearing the likeness of Benito Mussolini, brought on a full of life controversy, particularly because it was adopted Friday by the election for the presidency of the chamber deputies of an ultra-conservative Catholic, Lorenzo Fontana, member of the League of Matteo Salvini.

‘Meloni says they need to unite the nation, not divide it. They usually elected La Russa and Fontana. What would it not have been like if they’d needed to divide it,’ Democrat MP Andrea Orlando quipped on Twitter. The quantity 2 of the PD, Peppe Provenzano, condemned him “a contest of extremism”.

Divided Coalition

In the meantime, the best/excessive proper coalition bringing collectively Fratelli d’Italia, the League and Forza Italia of Silvio Berlusconi reveals its deep divisions across the formation of the federal government.

Giorgia Meloni is opposed specifically to the appointment of sure personalities proposed by Silvio Berlusconi, whose senators principally failed throughout the election of Ignazio La Russa to be able to put stress on her.

Tv photos seized the Senate with handwritten notes from the tycoon about Giorgia Meloni, whom he describes specifically as ‘conceited and dogmatic’. Giorgia Meloni replied, as if to say that she wouldn’t give in on the allocation of portfolios: ‘I’m insensitive to blackmail’.

‘Concord will come again’, assured Matteo Salvini on Saturday.


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