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The teenager says he has already attempted crossing into France.

“We don’t want to stay in Italy,”he tells Al Jazeera,his reed thin arms crossed on his lap.”Even people with [legal] papers here end up sleeping in the streets with us.

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In November, CasaPound employed ultra nationalist and anti migrant rhetoric to capture nine percent in municipal piumini moncler outlet elections in Ostia, a seaside neighbourhood on Rome’s outskirts.

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Last year, the fascist party sparked outrage when it plastered thousands of anti migrant posters on the walls of several cities, among them Rome, Milan and Venice.

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In December last year, party leader Matteo Salvini told an election rally that if he won the upcoming vote, his government would provide many refugees and migrants with “a one way ticket to send them back”.

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As a result of moves by Italian and European Union officials, some 18,000 refugees and migrants were trapped in Libya, a war torn country where many have been forced into open slave markets and where torture has become widespread.