Last week, Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini, who is also the leader of the right-wing populist party Lega Nord, in a speech during a partiarrangemang in the city Caltinissetta in Sardinia.
take photos with the party and 19-year-old friends, Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo, who is from the city, and stood in the queue.
When Salvini log in towards the camera started Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo instead to kissing.
and Matilde Rizzo has explained how they got the idea for the selfie-coup after the minister's participation at a trade fair in Verona in march. The exhibition, called ”World Congress of Families” and is organized by a christian american group, has a homophobic message. The trade fair has led to major protests in Italy and the Salvini has stated that his government will ”defend the right of children to have a mum and a dad.”
they want the kiss to be a reminder of everyone's equal rights and an encouragement to always protest against injustice and discrimination.
" We had an important message to share, they write to the u.s. site BuzzFeed.
shall women have been abducted by security personnel. They have told us that Salvini wished them the best of luck and that ”they would get the sons”, by the expression ”Auguri e figli maschi”.
the picture on Instagram and has now received much attention for his selfie-coup. Matteo Salvini, who himself is a great social media profile, also shared the picture with the words: ”good Luck, peace and goodness, sisters.” And a kiss emoji. When including CNN sought Salvini for a comment, stated his staff that he had anything to add.