Category Archives: Anti-fascism

[en] The battle for Middle Earth is being fought in Bologna: Blu’s new painting defending social space XM24

Bologna is burning, while just outside its ancient walls a battle is being fought, under the single eye of Sauron, looking down from one of the two towers that are the symbol of the city. On one side are the … Continue reading

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[en] ‘We don’t forgive, we don’t forget’: anti-fascists commemorate ten years since the murder of Davide Cesare

On Saturday 16th March 2013, around 10,000 people (5,000 according to the Police) took part in a demonstration in Milan to commemorate ten years since the murder of Davide Cesare aka ‘Dax’ by fascists. Traffic in the city centre was … Continue reading

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[en] Anonymous Italy takes down website of neo-fascist group CasaPound

On Monday, March 11, the website of the neo-fascist group Casapound was taken down by a denial-of-service attack. Hackers from Anonymous Italy claimed responsibility, describing the party as one “inspired explicitly by fascism, recalling its unacceptable ideology” of homophobia, racism, … Continue reading

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[en] Elections as litmus test for neofascists

In the months before the elections there was great concern that there might be a resurgence of support for fascist parties. Not for the fascist-turned-respectable right-wing party Alleanza Nazionale (now divided between Popolo della Libertà, Futuro & Libertà and Fratelli … Continue reading

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[en] School and anti-fascist demonstrations, November 24

On November 24 2012, three different demonstrations took place in Rome and in other cities. In the morning, two separate rallies marched through the capital, both protesting against cuts in school budgets. The first was led by the COBAS union, … Continue reading

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[en] Bologna remembers the victims of 1980 fascist massacre

Yesterday, as every August 2nd since 1980, citizens, political organizations, and various institutional representatives marched through the streets of Bologna to remember the massacre that struck the city during the terrible years of terrorism. 32 years ago a bomb was … Continue reading

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[en] Brescia: 38 years after fascist blast, rallying students are charged by police

Clashes between protesters and police took place in Brescia on May 28, during the annual commemoration of the victims of the neofascist bombing of Piazza della Loggia in 1974. Thirty-eight years ago on the same day, an explosive device went … Continue reading

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