Protests over Facebook immigrant game

Following user protests, Facebook has decided to shut down gaming application “Bounce The Illegal Immigrant Back”. The game was posted by Renzo Bossi, the son of Umberto Bossi, party leader of the Northern League and part of Berlusconi’s fourth cabinet. The game sees players pushing back the “boats of hope” and kicking the immigrants back into the sea.  Last week there were reports of the deaths of several Africans whose ship ran out of fuel whilst migrating from Libya to Italy. Read more here