Tag Archives: G8

[en] Death of Don Gallo: communist priest who fought for rights for all

Yesterday, in his own city of Genoa, Father Andrea Gallo died at the age of 84. A “street priest”, as he liked to be called, he was much loved by the Catholic and non-religious left for his political and social … Continue reading

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[translation] Genoa 2001 and the 10×100 sentence: Paths of Glory

Wu Ming 4, from the writing collective Wu Ming, has commented on the conviction of five militants charged with “destruction and looting”, for the incidents that occurred during the anti-G8 demonstrations in July 2001. It is important to underline that … Continue reading

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[en] Genova, 2001: 11 years later, a bitter sentence

On the 5th of July the Italian Supreme Court convicted thirteen police heads involved in the brutal raid at the Diaz-Pertini and Diaz-Pascoli schools of the 21st of July 2001. Most of them, who were previously cleared, received convictions of … Continue reading

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[en] 10×100: sign the call

GENOVA IS NOT OVER TEN, NO ONE AND THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND A CALL TO CIVIL SOCIETY – SIGN THE PETITION The way public order was managed during the G8 days of July 2001 in Genoa remains an open wound in … Continue reading

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[en] Murder attempt inquiry to be dismissed over G8 facts in Genova

Mark Cowell is a British journalist who went into coma after being beaten by the police in Diaz school in Genova, during the 2001 G8 meeting. The public prosecutors declared the aggression to which Cowell was subjected as “brutal” and … Continue reading

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[en] Occupy Rome. The Day After

After the Riots After the protests in Rome left 70 injured and millions of damages, the Italian movement questions its own strengths and limits. Several readings of the event have considered the unleash of violence as a “defeat” for the … Continue reading

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