Racial Tension in Italy is Very Real – Does it Lead to Murder?


Awhile ago, I wrote about the murder of a family that had taken place in southern Italy. Corpodibacco rightly points out that one of the things that’s been touched on in stories about the killings – but, at least as far as I’ve seen, only glossed over – is the racial element. One of the women killed lived with a man from Tunisia, and the couple’s son (a mixed race child) was also killed.

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Racism in Italy is becoming more prevalent as immigration (from Albania especially) increases, despite statistics such as the one in this story, saying mixed marriages are rising dramatically.

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There’s no reason to believe racial tensions will go away quietly or on their own.

Photo by: luca savettiere