Video of a fascist salute shocks Europe – level 1
Hundreds of people meet in Rome, Italy. They remember an event from the past. In 1978, some young neo-fascists die.
Now, people with fascist ideas meet. There is a video from this meeting. These people give a fascist salute. A salute is a gesture which you make when you greet someone. A fascist salute is illegal. Nobody can do that.
Many people are angry because the police do nothing. The meeting happens near the former office of a neo-fascist party. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is under pressure. Politicians ask her to stop some groups with fascist ideas.
Difficult words: neo-fascist (people who agree with some fascist ideas), fascist (strong political ideas in Europe in the early 20th century), under pressure (when you have too much to do and you are unhappy with that).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What is the event in 1978 that people are remembering in Rome, Italy and why are they meeting now?
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