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Italy

19 April 2004

Guardian (UK)

Silvio Berlusconi's rightwing government in Italy is to change the law to allow people to kill intruders without fear of imprisonment. The justice minister, Roberto Castelli, appeared to suggest at the weekend that in addition the benefit of the doubt should be given to shopkeepers who shot robbers in the back as they left their premises. Mr Castelli, a member of the Northern League, was speaking after an incident in Milan last week which had echoes of the case of... (GunPolicy.org)

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