ROME (Apr. 15)
Police were today patrolling Rome’s ancient Jewish Ghetto quarter following a riot last night when some 200 fascists invaded the area to began beating up Jews.
The fascists, members of the Italian Social Movement Party, inarched into quarter singing fascist songs and shouting: “Death to the Jaws,” When the fish inhabitants, including many women and children who were in the streets at the, booed the fascists they started swinging rubber truncheons.
Police arrived on the scene after four persons were injured seriously and others including women less seriously, and drove the demonstrators out of the district. Before the arrival of the police, however, the fascists succeeded in desecrating a monument to the thousands of Italian Jews massacred by the Nazi occupation army during the war.