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[en] L’Aquila’s earthquake trial: scientists as politician’s puppets

Bernardo De Bernardinis (left), former assistant chief of technical offices of Civil Protection Current news headlines in Italy concern the 6-year prison sentence given to seven scientists and officials found guilty of manslaughter. All were involved in the seismic activity … 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] 16 years sentence for Eternit owners

The courtroom in Turin was crowded. People had to wait on their feet until the judge finished to read the sentence. They were asbestos victims relatives, ex-workers, doctors, environmental activists, people living in cities and villages were Eternit had its … 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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