. Nigerian Man Beaten to Death in Italy in Broad Daylight « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Vice-A disabled Nigerian migrant was beaten to death over the weekend in Italy, sparking widespread outrage and debate over the country’s often poor treatment of vulnerable minorities.

Alika Ogorchukwu, 39, a street trader, was attacked in the centre of Civitanova Marche, a commune on the eastern coast.

Video footage of the incident shows a white man pinning Ogorchukwu, a father of two, to the ground as he assaulted him. At one point, the assailant uses Ogorchukwu’s own crutch to beat him. Some local reports have suggested that the attack started after Ogorchukwu called his attacker’s girlfriend “beautiful” in order to encourage a sale.

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