Skip to comments.Covid: Protests erupt across Italy over anti-virus measures
Posted on 10/27/2020 2:18:36 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Clashes were reported in several major cities - including Turin, where petrol bombs were thrown at officers.
In Milan tear gas was used to disperse protesters, while violence was also reported in Naples.
The demonstrations began soon after the national government's order to close restaurants, bars, gyms and cinemas came into effect at 18:00 local time.
Many regions have also imposed night-time curfews - including Lombardy, where Milan is, and Piedmont, where Turin is.
Protests took place in about a dozen other cities, including Rome, Genoa, Palermo and Trieste.
While an initial national lockdown earlier this year was complied with peacefully, the announcement of renewed measures has been met with immediate pushback.
Small businesses argue that they are still recovering from that first lockdown, and that more restrictions could bankrupt them.
A number of luxury stores in central Turin, including a Gucci boutique, were ransacked by crowds that spilled into the streets after the rules came into force.
Demonstrators let off firecrackers and lit flares, while police in riot gear responded with tear gas.
In Milan, crowds chanted "Freedom, freedom, freedom!" as they clashed with police in the city centre.
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Crowds in Milan chanted "Freedom, freedom, freedom!" as they clashed with police
People don’t want to live in a prison over some virus.
If the globalist establishment keeps these lockdowns going much longer the deplorables in Italy are going to string them up with piano wire.
Government and health care officials DO NOT CARE about you or your businesses.
Never let your main point interfere with going after some free stuff.
Good for them!
Italy was nearly bankrupted by the lock downs and even now they are doing miserably with only EU citizens allowed to visit.
They really should pull a Sweden and let happen what happens.
America’s protest over the elites’ virus overreaction and politicization by the Rat Party takes place next Tuesday.
Can’t happen soon enough in NY, NJ, PA, MI, IL, CA...basically every “blue state”!
every cop, everywhere, enforcing this crap is part of the problem...
SPECIALLY AS THE NUMBERS ARE LIES. https://nypost.com/2020/10/17/how-the-media-is-misreporting-covid-19s-death-toll-in-america/
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