KKK Grand Wizard Kicked Out Of Italy For Plotting To Kill Blacks And Jews
A former KKK Grand Wizard and Republican politician in Louisiana has been expelled from Italy after reportedly trying to start an organization which planned to kill black people. A Venice court denied a permit of residence to David Duke, who had been living illegally in the town of Belluno, after deeming him as “socially dangerous” to the country.
Duke, who was Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s, had already been banned from Switzerland in 2009 due to his white supremacist movement goals, and Swiss authorities subsequently banned from him all European countries part of the Schengen treaty, including Italy. However, he entered Italy on a student visa in 2011 while using his second name, Ernest, before authorities in Belluno discovered the error a year later.
“Official reliable sources have revealed [Duke] plans to establish an organisation aiming to exterminate the black and Jewish races in Europe,” read the ruling. “He was also previously arrested and expelled from the Czech Republic as suspected of promoting the launch of a movement for the suppression of human rights and fundamental freedoms.”
Duke was a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives at one point and even ran for US Senate in the 1992 primaries. He claimed that thousands of Tea Party members urged him to run for President in 2012, although he never actually did. The Anti-Defamation League has described him as “America’s most well-known racist and anti-Semite.”
His attorney said he was unsure whether Duke would appeal the ruling, but confirmed that he had left Italy.