Radical Islamist Migrants Allowed to Walk Free Thanks To Court Appeal


Despite being suspected of having links to international terrorist organisations like the Islamic State, a procedural issue has prevented Italian authorities from arresting five Tunisian migrants, even as the Islamic State makes fresh threats against Rome. Authorities in Turin initially requested the arrest of the five Tunisian migrants in May of this year but were rejected and then appealed by authorities who were given arrest permission earlier this week. However, the migrants themselves can still appeal the court decision up to the supreme court which would see them free until a ruling is made La Repubblica reports. The groups of five Tunisian migrants are said to have come to Italy on university visas but Piedmont Islamic extremism investigators say they formed a terrorist cell and had links to the Islamic State terror group. Italian right-wing Senator Maurizio Gasparri expressed outrage saying, “it is really disconcerting as it is happening. I call on the government to intervene immediately. We can not allow suspected fundamentalists to be free to run around Italy and to kill us all.” Senator Roberto Calderoli, a leading member of the populist Lega Nord led by Matteo Salvini, also joined in the condemnation of the situation. “It is incredible, incomprehensible and unacceptable
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