Citizens in Italy say the migrant crisis that has come to their shores has left them with so many of differing backgrounds — of mostly Muslim background — that they don’t even feel like the country belongs to them any longer.
Specifically, Italians say their borders have been inundated with so many migrants that they feel like strangers in their own country.
Look at this chart, which posed this notion as a statement: “I feel like a stranger in my own country.” The chart reveals the percentage who agree.
What a sad and sorry situation.
Breitbart tells more:
People across the West increasingly feel like they are “strangers” in their home countries, with Italy leading the pack.
Ipsos Mori research, cited by Chatham House fellow Matthew Goodwin, notes that some 49 per cent of Italians — who have borne the brunt of the migrant crisis recently — agree with the statement: “These days I feel like a stranger in my country.”
Since an expensive and not always entirely effective deal between the European Union and Turkey brought the so-called Eastern Mediterranean Route into Greece under some semblance of control, Italy found itself becoming ground zero for the migrant crisis.
Tens of thousands of boat-borne illegal migrants — transported by people-smugglers linked to terror groups and organised crime, aided and abetted by EU and EU member-state ships, as well as so-called “rescue” ships operated by Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) — began travelling to Italy…