IT IS A CRIME TO FORCE ANYONE TO SHOUT ‘VIVA IL DUCE!’

he Court of Cassation has warned that it is illegal to force anyone to shout ‘Viva il Duce’, (Long live the Duce). A 31-year-old man’s conviction was upheld by the Bologna Appeals Court. He was accused of coercion and bodily harm for having tried, along with a friend, to force three young people to raise their arms in the Fascist salute to salute Benito Mussolini.

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