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Extreme-right political group seals off makeshift mosque

Forza Nuova blocks Muslim community from using gym for worship

29 March, 11:34
Extreme-right political group seals off makeshift mosque (ANSA) - Pesaro, March 29 - Members of the neo-fascist political party Forza Nuova who sealed off a gym being used by the local Muslim community as a mosque in the Marche city of Pesaro said that they were protesting the "wild and uncontrolled immigration" choking the country.

"We're not going to allow communities of immigrants to commit crimes that remain unpunished or open activities that take our money, especially when thousands of companies managed by Italians close every day," Forza Nuova chapter head Christian Sanchini said.

"These places of worship can easily become meeting places for non-European criminals...Italians risk becoming a minority and confined to ghettos," he said.