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Italy Supports European Corps of Riot Police to Combat Anti-Globalization Protesters

HeadlineAug 07, 2001

Italy has indicated its support for a German proposal to create a European corps of riot police to combat anti-globalization protesters. And this news from Sweden: A court sentenced a 19-year-old Swedish man to two years in prison for rioting during the European Union summit in Gothenburg in June. And the United Nations said yesterday it’s going ahead with plans for a summit in Rome on global hunger despite Italy’s concerns about a repeat of the riots that marred the Group of Eight meeting in Genoa last month.

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