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Italy: Politician who sparked Mohammed riot stripped of security detail to save cash
A far-right Italian politician whose t-shirt satirizing the Prophet Mohammed led to a deadly riot in Libya had his 8-person security detail of his villa removed to save money.
Roberto Calderoli of the xenophobic Northern League party was a minister in Silvio Berlusconi's coalition government in 2006 when he appeared on national television and showed his t-shirt lampooning the Prophet Mohammed. Ten people later died during a violent protest in front of the Italian consulate in the the port city of Benghazi.
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