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A protest held by refugees against "monotonous" Italian food was "excessive", especially at a time when thousands of Italians go hungry, the president of a police organization told The Local.

For two days, a group of about 40 asylum-seekers staying at a refugee centre in the Veneto province of Belluno refused to eat the "pasta with tomato sauce, bread and eggs" meals they were given and called to be fed food from their own countries, Libero Quotidiano reported.

To reinforce their point, they blocked a street with a wooden bench, put their lunch on the ground along with bags of clothes and threatened to leave the centre in La Secca, a hamlet in Ponte nelle Alpi.


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