Italy’s far-right protested a museum for its Arabic-speaker discount as “discriminating against Italians”

The Egyptian museum in Turin, a northern city in Italy, is keen to diversify its clientele. It offered a three-month discount (link in Italian) for Arabic speakers to come and see its artifacts, many of which originated from Egypt. The offer did inspire a crowd, but not the one the museum was probably hoping for.

Brothers of Italy, the far-right party which is a junior member of a three-way coalition led by Silvio Berlusconi, staged a protest outside the museum last week (Feb. 9) after taking offense to the museum’s offer because it was “discriminating against Italians,” said Story continued at Source: https://qz.com/1208227/italys-far-right-protested-against-a-turin-museum-for-giving-a-discount-to-arabic-speakers/

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