Protesters waved a massive Italian Flag at the first day of Silvio Berlusconi's trial.
Berlusconi is charged with "inciting child prostitution. He is said to have had unlawful sex with a 17-year old girl called Ruby. Berlusconi's prosecution was based on a telephone call from May 2010. Berlusconi is accused of sex with a Moroccan immigrant named Karima El Mahroug.
The trial will create a media frenzy worldwide.