Motion Sickness

“The motion called for the establishment of an extraordinary commission in Italy to combat all forms of racism, anti-Semitism, incitement to hatred and violence on ethnic and religious grounds. Ms Segre said after the vote that the abstentions made her feel ‘like a Martian in the Senate.’ … ‘I appealed to the conscience of everyone and thought that a commission against hatred as a principle would be accepted by all.'” It turns out that people had another reaction to the effort to combat hate. BBC: Italy Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre under guard amid death threats.

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