AN Italian town has been left gripped by fear after an influx of migrants has seen terrified women too scared to leave their homes.
In front of the group are banners emblazoned with the powerful message: “No security, no freedom” as shockwaves are sent across the entire community of Aurelio in Rome.
Women say they are too scared to leave their homes
Demonstrators protest against asylum seekers in Italy
Soon-to-be-mother Eleanor, 30, added: “I no longer dare to go home alone in the evening, I call my husband after dark.”
Another slogan to support the protest read: ”Some Italians do not give up.”
One protester, 63-year-old grandmother Simonetta claims she witnessed a migrant man masturbating in broad daylight. She added: “We must defend ourselves”.
Official figures show more than 420,000 migrants and refugees from Syria and other countries have landed in Italy since the start of the migrant crisis in 2014.