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Immigrants block traffic to back demands

Pregnant women join in protests for immigrants' rights

02 September, 18:01
Immigrants block traffic to back demands (ANSA) - Cagliari, September 2 - Hundreds of immigrants, including pregnant women, launched a major protest in the Sardinian city of Cagliari on Monday, blocking traffic with sit-ins to back their demands for freer movement.

Protesters were met by police officers as they called for greater freedom and travel documents to move about in Italy. The immigrants were drawn mainly from East African nations including Ethiopia, Sudan and Eritrea.

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