Wednesday, February 4, 2015

A Pervasive Cancer: Italy's New President Vows To Fight Organized Crime

The BBC News offers a piece on the new Italian president, who vows to fight organized crime.

Italy's new President, Sergio Mattarella, has promised to fight corruption and organised crime in his first speech since being sworn in on Tuesday morning.

The former judge told parliament the two issues were "absolute priorities".

Mr Mattarella, whose own brother was killed by the Mafia, described organised crime as a "pervasive cancer" that trampled on people's rights.

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