Tens of far right protesters who protested against curfew tax to stop the covid-19 they clashed with riot police in the early hours of Sunday in Rome.
Some 200 militants with their faces covered belonging to neo-fascist Forza Nuova group they launched projectiles at the police and burned garbage containers.
The protesters, in the Piazza del Popolo in the capital’s historic center, waited a minute before midnight to launch fireworks in the colors of the Italian flag, don balaclavas and launch flares and firecrackers at police.
Seven protesters were arrested, and two policemen were injured, according to the newspaper ‘La Repubblica’. These incidents occur in protest at the decision to decree a curfew in the regions of Rome (Latium), Milan (Lombardy) and Naples (Campania) to stop the unstoppable spread of the coronavirus, which in the last 24 hours has infected another 20,000 people. In total, Italy has registered more than 500,000 cases and 37,210 deaths.