It happened in Massa Carrara, Italy. Over the holidays, a 16-year-old boy was beaten up by young people of the same age. He was abandoned in a forest in very bad condition and now the three boys have been arrested by law enforcement for attempted murder.
Apparently the beating happened because the victim was interested in a girl. She was the sister of one of her attackers. It initially started with a violent quarrel.
One of the youth then used a penknife to slash the victim’s throat. The young man now has a wound of at least a dozen centimeters. The gang retreated, leaving the lifeless boy on the ground.
Fortunately, he managed to call his parents, who immediately transported him to the hospital. The medical staff warned the police. The investigations then came to arrest the two minors.
My hopes for Italy’s youth, as a mother
In my country, it is hoped that such events do not happen anymore.
It seems that many times youth are mocked and beaten. The dreams of all Italians is that peace reigns in schools and in the hearts of young people. Their future should be beautiful, free of violence. Families have the task of following their children.
If they are not able, they must be helped. Scholastic and social institutions should work to ensure that there is no struggle among young people, too immature or weak to think about what is really valuable.
I believe that with the help of family and society, young people can be educated to stay together and respect each other.
As a mother, I hope everyone understands that education is important, because the young are future adults.