SAUZE D’OULX. The No green pass valsusino group, which organized its first information initiative on the territory in Avigliana on November 14th, announces a protest demonstration in Sauze d’Oulx for December 29th, in view of the ceremony through its Facebook page. of delivery of the honorary citizenship of the Olympic Municipality to Matteo Bassetti, a well-known infectious disease specialist at the San Martino polyclinic in Genoa.
Only a few days ago the mayor Mauro Meneguzzi had made it known, by formalizing the initiatives planned in the Altovalusina town during the Christmas period, that he wanted to publicly confer the honorary citizenship of Sauze d’Oulx to the director of the infectious disease clinic of the Genoa hospital, often protagonist of televised speeches to explain the effects of Covid and the risks associated with refusing vaccinations.
The Municipality, which bases its economy on international tourism, and therefore trusts in the containment of the pandemic to return to normal soon, had motivated the choice to confer citizenship on Bassetti, recalling that “the infectious disease specialist Matteo Bassetti has been spending his holidays in Sauze d ‘Oulx ». In addition to being among the most active supporters of policies to contain the pandemic thanks to vaccinations, in short, «Matteo Bassetti is at home here» »explains Mayor Meneguzzi.
“We feel disgust”
The decision of the South Valais administration was not, however, very much liked by the group of militants opposed to vaccination policies and on the green pass in the fight against Covid-19: “We learn with considerable amazement, and abundant disgust, the news of the brilliant intuition of the mayor of Sauze d’Oulx to confer honorary citizenship on Bassetti, who has become well-known character on TV and newspapers, ultras of the green pass, assatanato promoter of vaccination for anyone, always and at any cost “attack the No green passes of the Valley, which announce:” Not we will fail to be present at the ceremony on December 29 to say what we think about the behavior and role that Mr. Bassetti is having in this delicate moment ».