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Hundreds of thousands turn out for anti-Berlusconi marches

Italian PM could be facing sex crimes trial


 

Hundreds of thousands of Italians marched against the country’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi in protests held across Italy on Sunday. The rallies, mobilized by women campaigners, were the biggest sign to date of the level of popular disgruntlement with Berlusconi’s scandal-ridden government. The success of the initiative, dubbed “If not now, when,” surprised organizers themselves, who said around one million people gathered in the piazzas of over 200 towns across Italy. The 74-year-old prime minister stands accused of paying for sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of power for trying to cover it up, claims he denies. On Tuesday a Milan judge will decide whether to proceed to trial.

Financial Times


 
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Hundreds of thousands turn out for anti-Berlusconi marches

  1. Another Conservative who would be dictator is given a lesson in understanding that the law applies to every citizen.
    The over throw of "strong men" who think that the fact that they do something makes it legal should be a sober warning to all those who would do likewise. You don't make the rules and thinking you do is the worst form of hubris.
    Better prepare for a fall if you don't wake up.

  2. Another Conservative who would be dictator is given a lesson in understanding that the law applies to every citizen.
    The over throw of "strong men" who think that the fact that they do something makes it legal should be a sober warning to all those who would do likewise. You don't make the rules and thinking you do is the worst form of hubris.
    Better prepare for a fall if you don't wake up.

  3. Protest rallies organized by Women campaigners…then I read this morning that his Trial will be heard by three Female Judges…..Brrrrr !…It doesn't appear that Mr. Berlusconi's future is going to have a " happy '' ending,, do it ??

  4. Protest rallies organized by Women campaigners…then I read this morning that his Trial will be heard by three Female Judges…..Brrrrr !…It doesn't appear that Mr. Berlusconi's future is going to have a " happy '' ending,, do it ??

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