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Italians are enraged at their government requiring a vaccine passport to work in any job, which came into effect today and are responding by mass protests around the country.  In a number of cities, angry citizens blocked airports, ports and train stations, and large crowds demonstrated in many others.  Strikes are also erupting, as well as large scale "sick-outs".  Protesters chanted "Freedom" and "No Green Pass" (the name of the vaccine passport, as well as slurs on the Draghi caretaker government which imposed it.

Italians will elect a new parliament next year, and its staunch opposition to the Green Pass has powered the ultra-conservative Brothers of Italy to a tie in the polls for first place with the populist nationalist anti-immigration League.  The Brothers of Italy are the only party that refused to accept Draghi's invitation to join the caretaker government.

https://www.breitbart.com/health/2021/10/15/protests-erupt-as-italy-becomes-first-nation-to-mandate-vaccine-pass-for-all-workers/

The photo below shows striking port workers opposed to the Green Pass blocking the Italian port at Trieste:

 


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