A gruesome murder. A hate-filled shooting rampage. And a reckoning with immigration before Italy votes.

17 Feb

The sound was at once distressingly familiar and jarringly out of place.

Kofi Wilson had heard gunfire every day of the 15 months he spent in Libya during a harrowing journey to Europe — but never in more than a year since he arrived in Macerata, a tranquil little city of cobblestone streets and handsome blond-brick plazas nestled in the craggy central Italian hills.

“It’s not a gunshot, not here,” Wilson told a friend after hearing the first crack.

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Posted by on February 17, 2018 in European Union



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