Italy -Demonstration in Rome -October 19, 2013

A demonstration in Rome brought together various groups including migrant rights advocates, campaigners for affordable housing and protesters against a new high-speed rail link in the Alps. Some of the protesters had camped out overnight on Piazza San Giovanni square following a trade union demonstration and transport strike. Organisers said that about 70,000 people had taken part, though police put the number at closer to 50,000.

English: http://www.dw.de/austerity-protests-draw-tens-of-thousands-in-italy-portugal ...  

 

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