“Operation White Christmas” - 'immigrant clean-up' initiative in Northern Italy
Brescia, 18 Nov. (AKI) - The mayor of the small town of Coccaglio, located in the northern Italian region of Lombardy has launched a campaign to "clean-up" the city of immigrants, ahead of the Christian holidays next month, Italian media said on Wednesday. The town council has dubbed the operation "White Christmas".
There is no crime here. We only want to start cleaning up," said the mayor of Coccaglio, Franco Claretti.
The "White Christmas" campaign is being spearheaded by Claretti and six town councillors from Italy's ruling conservative People of Freedom party and its junior coalition partner, the anti-immigrant Northern League party.
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