Teen Gang Beats Up Handicapped Ghanaian, Shares Video
A teen gang has beat up a 29 year old Ghanaian migrant suffering psychiatric issues and gone ahead to post the video on social media.
An Italian teen gang beat up a 29-year-old Ghanaian migrant with psychiatric issues and posted the video on social media, police said Tuesday.
News agency ANSA reports that the Italian gang punched, kicked and racially insulted their victim in a public park at Pietrasanta, in the province of Lucca in Tuscany, police said.
The six gang members, five of them minors, have been charged with bodily harm aggravated by racial hatred.
A visual posted on Ghana Graphic online showed the gang attacking the migrant.
The helpless victim was screaming amidst the blows, amidst shout of “buba” a racial dialectal term, the newspaper reported..
There has not been reports of racial attacks on Africans in Italy in the recent.
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The Eagle reports that in 2018 however, there was an increase in cases of the nature, with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini standing accused of inciting a climate of hatred with speeches on migrants.
In fact, a report in in the August edition, 2018 of France24.com, an online news medium submitted that “Italy had seen a steady rise in increasingly severe racist violence”, quoting an Associate researcher at the University Paris 1, who is also a noted historian Ludmila Acone saying thus: “There have been 33 assaults of a racist nature in the past two months.
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“They have resulted in an impression that this behaviour is now tolerated. Previously these racist attacks caused outrage, but now they are just part of everyday life.”