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Memorial held for Arrigoni turns into demonstration of support for Palestine

[ 29/04/2011 – 09:48 PM ] MANCHESTER, (PIC)– A memorial held in the city of Manchester in north England to honour Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni, who was murdered in Gaza, turned into a demonstration of support for the Palestinian cause with ISM activist chanting for the freedom of Palestine, the end of the siege and […]

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Lamis Andoni: To Juliano and Vittorio with love

25 April 2011 — Israeli Occupation Archive By Lamis Andoni, Al Jazeera – 24 Apr 2011 http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/04/201142185333796458.html The deaths of the two activists reveal a small but hugely destructive deformity in Palestinian society Lamis Andoni Juliano Mer-Khamis and Vittorio Arrigoni were humanists who believed in the struggle of the Palestinian people. They braved the Israeli […]

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Mourners gather in Palestine and Italy for Vittorio’s funeral

25 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement Yesterday evening mourners gathered in Ramallah and Gaza in memorial events for ISM activist Vittorio Arrigoni. The events were planned to coincide with Vittorio’s funeral in Bulciago, Italy, which was attended by hundreds of people. Mourners gather in Ramallah In Ramallah, crowds gathered outside the municipality to hear […]

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Funeral of Vittorio Arrigoni | Funerali di Vik – video

جنازة فيتوريو اريغوني في إيطاليا https://www.facebook.com/Vittorio.gaza Source Related For all posts about Vittorio, letters of solidarity and mourning, statements of his beloved mother and friends, pictures, video’s and related news, please go to: Special topic | Vittorio Arrigoni: a Friend, a Brother, a Humanist

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Arrigoni, Mer-Khamis to receive Jerusalem honors

April 24, 2011 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — President Mahmoud Abbas announced Sunday that he would present murdered Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni and slain Freedom Theater Director Juliano Mer-Kamis with the Jerusalem Medal of Honor. Family members of both men would be presented with the medals when Arrigoni’s mother visits Palestine, Abbas said. As mourners gathered in […]

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Hebron Names Park after Arrigoni

Date : 24/4/2011   Time : 16:11 Palestine News & Info Agency – WAFA HEBRON, April24, 2011 (WAFA)- Youth Development Society in Beit Ula, western Hebron Sunday named a park after the murdered Italian activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, in honor of his support for the Palestinian Cause. Minister of Local Government, Khaled Qawasmi, attended the inauguration ceremony and […]

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Gaza children draw to honor slain activist

Maan News | Apr 24, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Children in southern Gaza spent Saturday drawing pictures to honor slain Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni. Over a hundred children and their mothers participated in the memorial event, organized by a charity in Khan Younis. Children also wrote letters expressing their condolences to Arrigoni’s mother. The […]

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Body of slain Gaza activist arrives in Rome

By Liliane Khalil | Maan | Apr 24, 2011 CAIRO (Ma’an) — On Wednesday, the body of slain volunteer activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, arrived in his homeland after being transported to Cairo Airport from Gaza. Hundreds of mourners, Palestinian friends and official delegates gathered at the Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome. The crowd broke into […]

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Italian convoy to Gaza

Posted on: April 23, 2011| International Solidarity Movement English – Italian Let’s go to Gaza! On the 21st April, a meeting regarding the discussions and reflections on the murder of Vittorio Arrigoni was held in Rome amongst different activists. From the gathering, the need to organize a convoy to Gaza through Egypt was decided. Let’s […]

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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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Tearful April Mornings

By Hatim Kanaaneh ‘April is the cruelest month.’ — T. S. Eliot. In rural Palestine we belittle men who cry. Only women let their tears flow freely. It is considered less than manly. Real men are stoic and conceal their pain, physical as well as emotional. At least in public, I try to conform to […]

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Vik’s not gone

22 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Vik, habibo, you’re not gone, not for me at least. In life you brought the warmth everytime I met you, and to everyone else. You did not see it as a duty or a service but it was just how you were, to rouse and stir the […]

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MURDERS WILL NOT STOP THE STRUGGLE TO FREE GAZA

Posted by desertpeace at ps.hadnews.com on Thursday, April 21,2011 Image ‘Copyleft’ by Carlos Latuff For over three years Vittorio Arrigoni has escorted fishing boats in Gaza’s waters to protect those trying to make an honest day’s living at sea. From a HaAretz Report today; Gaza has approximately 3,500 fishermen. Israeli naval vessels patrolling the Gaza […]

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A crime against Palestine – Wissam Abu Zeid

By Wissam Abu Zeid | April 20, 2011 | Maan The last thing a supporter of the Palestinian cause expects is to be kidnapped and killed in an atrocious way by a “ Palestinian group.” Vittorio Arrigoni a member of the international solidarity movement, was killed few days ago. Arrigoni, who left his country, Italy, […]

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