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Italy expels a Moroccan national for apology of terrorism

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Italian authorities in the province of Imperia, have expelled this week a Moroccan man aged 30 and accused of apology of terrorism on social media.

According to Italian media Sanremo News and Riviera 24, the Moroccan was accompanied by members of the police headquarters of Imperia and boarded a plane bound for Morocco, in accordance with the expulsion decree issued against him.

He was suspected of praising terrorist organization «Islamic State» via Facebook, where he had published images showing jihadists carrying weapons.

In July 2016 already, he had been arrested and had been investigated by the Imperia police. The man would have arrived illegally to Italy in 2000.

During these years, after having had his immigration status regularized, he was involved, according to the same source, in several cases mainly related to drug trafficking and crimes against property committed mainly in the neighboring province of Savona.

Since the beginning of the year, the province of Imperia has seen the expulsion of five foreign nationals who would have been at different stages of radicalization.

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