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Humanity has no nationality: 2nd anniversary of the murder of Vittorio Arrigoni

15th April 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Nabi Saleh, Occupied Palestine By Team Khalil Vittorio Arrigoni “We must remain human, even in the most difficult times … Because, despite everything, there must always be humanity within us. We have to bring it to others.” -Vittorio Arirgoni Today marks the second anniversary of the murder of […]

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Video Shows Family Members Of Arrigoni Kidnappers Urging His Release

Saturday April 23, 2011 13:47 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies “All of the Muslims in the world are wrong, and you three are the only ones who are right?!!” pleads the father of Mahmoud Salfity, one of the kidnappers, in a video published on a the website of the Palestinian Interior Ministry on […]

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Gaza bids farewell to slain Arrigoni – video

19 Apr 2011 | AlJazeera Hundreds of Vittorio Arrigoni’s friends and supporters escorted his coffin in a final farewell to the 36 year-old peace activist at a ceremony in Rafah. He is the first foreigner to have been kidnapped and killed in the Gaza Strip. Hamas, which rules the Palestinian territory, blamed a Salafi group for his murder. It has […]

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Kidnapped in Gaza | Reports From Vittorio’s Blog

by Vittorio Arrigoni on April 18, 2011 The following was sent to us by Daniela Loffreda, a close friend of Vittorio Arrigoni.  She writes: “This is a chilling account from Vittorio’s blog of what happened to him and other ISM activists when they were kidnapped by the Israeli military in 2008. The media keeps focusing on how […]

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Gaza police: one of Arrigoni’s killers is Jordanian

[ 18/04/2011 – 02:30 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian police in Gaza said one of the men accused of killing Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni is a Jordanian national. The Gaza police released pictures of the killers including the Jordanian citizen and described them as the most wanted men in the Strip. The wanted men, […]

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Thousands of Gazans Participate in Slain Italian Activist’s Funeral

18.04.11 – 18:33 Gaza City – PNN – On Monday, politicians, NGO workers, and activists took part in the funeral of Vittorio Arrigoni who was killed last Friday by a Salafist group in Gaza. Palestinian police officers carried Arrigoni’s coffin and marched in the funeral. Those in attendence carried his picture and, in reference to […]

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Hamas holds 4 suspects over Italian’s murder

GAZA CITY (AFP) — The Hamas government said Saturday it has arrested two more suspects in connection with the murder of an Italian activist, hanged hours after his abduction. The interior ministry “managed to arrest two suspects” in the murder on Friday of pro-Palestinian activist Vittorio Arrigoni, in addition to two other suspects previously taken […]

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Gazans angered over Arrigoni hit

[ 16/04/2011 – 10:32 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Sadness and anger prevailed the Gaza Strip after the murder of Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni on Friday after he was kidnapped by a Salafi-linked group on Thursday. Arrigoni was found hung in a Gaza Strip home Friday morning just a few hours after a video of him […]

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Shin Bet kills the Italian ISM activist Vittorio Arrigoni

16-04-2011,11:05 |  Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades Al Qassam website – Palestinian people shocked when they heard the news of killing the Italian ISM activist Vottorio Arrigoni, the resistance factions in Gaza rushed to distance themselves from the murder-kidnapping of Italian ISM activist Vottorio Arrigoni. The resistance factions in Gaza decried the murder of Italian ISM activist Vittoria […]

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Hamas links Israel to killing of Italian activist

MICHAEL JANSEN | IRISHTIMES | APRIL 16, 2011 HAMAS YESTERDAY accused Israel of indirect responsibility for the kidnapping and killing of Italian rights activist Vittorio Arrigoni, whose body was found hanging in a Gaza city flat. During mourning ceremonies in Gaza, Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar suggested the aim of the “awful crime” was to intimidate […]

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Candlelight vigil held for Italian activist

Mourners rally in the Gaza Strip for Vittorio Arrigoni, found dead after being kidnapped by an al-Qaeda-linked group. Last Modified: 16 Apr 2011 06:04 There has been an outrage over the cold-blooded killing of the Italian peace activist [Reuters] Hundreds of mourners have rallied and many have held a candlelight vigil in the Hamas-governed Palestinian enclave of […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni’s murderers try to undermine popular solidarity movement

Friday, 15 April 2011 22:00| MEMO MEMO Photographer: Mohammed Asad Late Thursday evening (April 14), Twitter and Facebook pages were suddenly filled with news of the Italian human rights activist, Vittorio Utopia Arrigoni, being kidnapped by a ‘Salafi’ Palestinian group.  He was later found dead in an apartment in Gaza City. Vittorio, a member of […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni, “Hero of Palestine”

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 15 April 2011 Vittorio Arrigoni in Gaza, June 2010. (Lu Yingxu/Newscom) Palestinians and international solidarity activists around the world are collectively mourning the shocking death of Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian journalist and solidarity activist. Arrigoni was also an occasional contributor to The Electronic Intifada (see “Gaza’s record-breaking children,” 16 August 2010 […]

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Palestine’s Symbolic Funeral for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures

Palestinians take part in a symbolic funeral for Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni in Gaza City & Ramallah April 15, 2011. More Pictures Gaza’s Candle Light Vigil for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures Gaza Mourning for Vittorio Arrigoni – in pictures Related Special topic | Vik: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist

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Widespread Palestinian Condemnation of Arrigoni Killing in Gaza

15.04.11 – 12:17 Gaza/Ramallah – PNN –   Vittorio Arrigoni, 36, was found dead on Friday morning in an abandoned house in Gaza City hours after a radical Salafi group kidnapped him on Thursday. Arrigoni sailing to Gaza The Palestinian police announced that after the kidnapping of Arrigoni police forces were deployed around the city in […]

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