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Milan’s Municipal Council Denounces Fascist Attacks on Jews in Rome

June 13, 1962
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The Municipal Council of Milan adopted a resolution today denouncing the “recent heinous incursions” into the Jewish quarter of Rome by racist and neo-fascist elements from the right-wing Movimento Sociale Italiano.

The Milanese Council expressed its “solidarity with the Jewish community.” It confirmed its pledge of a “continuous fight for civilized and democratic principles and against the abominable return of racism.”

The resolution was adopted as a result of fights in the Jewish quarter last week, when carloads of MSI adherents invaded the old ghetto, brandishing and shouting anti-Semitic slogans. Angry Jews mauled the MSI men, sending several to hospitals. Five Jewish youths were arrested.

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