The Catholic charity Caritas announced that there has been a 80.8% rise in requests for help at its offices across Italy during the four years of economic crisis from 2007 to 2010. Most requests were for help in getting out of poverty while some sought assistance in getting jobs or solving family issues.
An Indian immigrant sleeping at the train station in Nettuno, Rome. A group of Italian youngsters who have been drinking too much. They set him on fire, just for fun, “to see how long it would take for him to burn.”