Rome Riot Police to Prevent Attacks on Refugees

November 13, 2014 3:50 PM

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Rome Riot Police to Prevent Attacks on Refugees

Riot police moved in Thursday to prevent residents of a neighborhood on Rome's outskirts from attacking refugees living at a holding center in the latest incident of anti-immigrant tensions rocking Italy.

The working-class neighborhood of Tor Sapienza has seen several days and nights of violence against refugees by residents who blame foreigners for crimes. The residents say they're not racist, but are fed up with what they say are years of neglect by government authorities who have allowed gypsies, ...

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