Immigrant issue key in Italy's elections

Immigrant issue key in Italy's elections

There are 4 comments on the International Herald Tribune story from Apr 27, 2008, titled Immigrant issue key in Italy's elections. In it, International Herald Tribune reports that:

“Citizens' fears should be taken seriously, but politics has the responsibility not to fuel fear”

ROME : A crackdown on crime and tighter immigration controls have emerged as key issues in runoff elections this weekend after two women were recently raped in Milan and Rome, with immigrants accused of the ... via International Herald Tribune

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san diego

Redlands, CA

#1 May 1, 2008
this writer confuses Roma (gypsy) with Romanians. She keeps referring to the criminal as a Romanian who lived in a Roma camp.

Gypsies live all over Europe, have their own language: there are about 3.5% gypsies in Romania, almost 10% in Hungary, etc etc.

Let's not confuse the distinctive races.

as for criminals, whether they are gypsies or Romanians, deport them. However, Italy does not offer equal opportunities to foreigners like the United States does.

Helsinki, Finland

#2 May 1, 2008
equal opportunities, for example..

Vienna, Austria

#3 May 2, 2008
italy needs more immigrants. they need better laws to protect them. italians can go south to africa for jobs.

Helsinki, Finland

#4 May 5, 2008
rather than ""austria" "

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