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Growing calls to amend Italy’s citizenship laws

Two boys who were hailed as heroes for saving a hijacked bus full of children say they are still waiting on the government’s promises to grant them citizenship.

They were born in Italy, grew up there and speak the Italian language. But the two boys who were assured Italian citizenship after helping to save a hijacked bus full of children are still waiting for the government to keep its promise.

Their case is leading to calls for change in Italy’s citizenship laws.

Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports From Rome.