League MEP Buonanno convicted of insulting Roma

NAGA hails 'victory'

(ANSA) - Milan, April 20 - Northern League MEP Gianluca Buonanno has been convicted of racism after calling Roma the "dregs of society" on TV last year.
    Buonanno, who has courted controversy with many public statements on Roma and criminals, was sentenced to pay court costs and a 6,000 euro fine.
    The Roma and Sinti activist group NAGA hailed the sentence as a "victory" for its suit against the rightwing populist politician.
   

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