Unemployed Migrants marched through streets in Rome yesterday(16) demanding the Italian government their rights to earn a living.
“Rights without borders”, the procession from Piazza della Repubblica has reached Piazza del Popolo. Here, from the stage created by the truck box, there are alternating between the demonstrators’ interventions and musical pieces. Among flags, slogans and banners of various associations, which color the square, to animate the event also the dances and songs of the demonstrators under the stage. “We are about 25 thousand”. To say a spokesman for the demonstrators. “We want the humanitarian residence permit for everyone, the right to income for all”, “this is a mixed-race square”. These are some of the slogans repeated several times from the stage and during the event. In the people’s square, associations, movements and unions: from the Cobas, Usb, to the Baobab center, the movements for the right to housing, migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, up to the students. The different social realities took to the streets to claim “the granting of residence permits for humanitarian reasons to refugees without international protection, the abolition of the Bossi-Fini law, the Minniti-Orlando of the Treaty of Dublin III”. “Never with Renzi, Mai with Salvini, reject it”. It is one of the banners displayed in Piazza del Popolo, along with the head banner of the “Rights without borders” procession. Before arriving at the destination, from Piazza della Repubblica, the street passed via Emanuele Orlando, via di Santa Susanna, via Barberini, Piazza Barberini, via Sistina, Piazza Trinità dei Monti, Viale Trinità dei Monti, largo Gabriele D’Annunzio, to reach so in Piazza del Popolo where the final meeting takes place.