Two protest marches Saturday in a well-to-do Italian Adriatic beach town sought
justice for the Nigerian Alika Ogorchukwu, brutally murdered in daylight by an
Laura Boldrini, a politician with the centre-left Democratic party, blames the
incidents on “years of propaganda by the [far-right] League and Brothers of Italy”
that has “always described immigrants as a threat to the security of Italians, as
murderers and rapists”.
She added: “We need immigrants to work in a variety of areas, but there is also this
idea that you can exploit them, pay them little, insult them and hit them. Why?
Because some people don’t consider them to be worthy of respect and because they
are considered an inferior category.