The news according to migrants in Italy (CJR)

EARLY THIS MONTH, MATTEO SALVINI—the leader of Italy’s far-right, anti-migrant League party—was removed from his position as interior minister, when the government made a turn to the center. Since he’d started the job, last summer, Salvini had presided over a rise in harassment and violence against migrants, announcing from the start that “the good time for illegal immigrants is coming to an end.” He reached for more power, and then lost what he had, though his supporters—chanting “Elections! Elections!” in the chamber of parliament—suggest there could be more of him ahead. For the most part, national outlets have scarcely included the voices of migrants in their coverage. An exception is the Black Post, an immigrant-run online magazine that launched in Rome in April.

Read more at: https://www.cjr.org/analysis/italy-black-post.php

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