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“We need a mass cleansing..."

Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:20 pm
by bindeweede
Not great, obviously. Just very disturbing. At school, we didn't spend that much time on the 1930s, but this sounds scarily reminiscent.
Footage has re-emerged of Italy’s new interior minister calling for a “mass cleansing” of migrants from “entire parts” of the country.

Matteo Salvini’s comments are being shared on social media after he announced a “census” of the country’s Roma community, setting the stage for deportations of the ethnic group.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 09506.html

Re: “We need a mass cleansing..."

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:23 am
by Tony.Williams
And there was I thinking the heading meant that we had got too dirty for our own good :roll:

Such statements from prominent politicians are like chucking a burning match into an explosives store. As the fate of Yugoslavia demonstrated, apparently civilised countries can fall apart very quickly if the wrong buttons are pressed.