An Open Borders activists was raped by more than one migrant while working on the border between Italy and France. The woman was told to keep quiet by fellow activists. She was told it might hurt their cause.
A migrant camp in Italy.
Corriere Della Sera reported:
(This was translated)
A woman of about 30 years, belonging to the “No Borders”, the group of activists that for about a month was stationed on the border between Italy and France in Ponte San Ludovico in Ventimiglia alleged that she was raped by more than one. The rape by a man of Senegalese origin, occurred under one of the showers set up camp in the nearby pine forest of the Red Leaps. According to reports in the newspapers La Stampa and Il Secolo XIX, the woman reported the incident after one month. She explained to the police that she remained silent, because she was convinced by some activists the scandal would harm other migrants. It would also delegitimize the struggles of No Borders, a group born during the refugee emergency in Ventimiglia to support the protest of asylum seekers.