Italy’s anti-Salvini ‘sardines’ movement spreads, plans more protests

FILE PHOTO: League party leader Matteo Salvini speaks during an anti-government demonstration in Rome, Italy, October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

ROME (Reuters) – Far-right leader Matteo Salvini’s seemingly unstoppable political rise in Italy has been hit by an unlikely challenge from a grassroots movement known as “the sardines”. The group emerged in the city of Bologna last week when four friends invited people to join a protest against Salvini’s League, whose popularity is growing ahead […]

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