‘Make them work for free’: Italy Interior minister on asylum seekers

We must ask the municipalities to apply our directive and make migrants work for free… Rather than leave them with nothing to do, they should make them work,” Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said, according to the Italian media.

Immediate reaction from anti-immigration Northern League (Lega Nord) party leader Matteo Salvini: “Alfano, from smuggler to be pro-slavery”

(AFP, Corriere della Sera)