Tag Archives: Vittorio

Heartbreaking Letter from the Mother of Vittorio Arrigoni

Posted by desertpeace on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:20 am. Remembering Vittorio: “Don’t cry for me if I die, do what I was doing and I will live on in you.”  – Che Guevara A letter from Vittorio’s mother One has to die to become a hero, to hit the headlines and to have […]

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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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Palestinian Priest, Muslim Officials, Arrive In Italy To Offer Condolences To Vittorio’s Family

Thursday April 21, 2011 05:39 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies On Behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas, Christian and Muslim Palestinian officials arrived in Italy on Wednesday to offer their condolences to the family of Italian peace activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, who was kidnapped and killed by extremist gunmen last week. Vittotio Arrigoni – palsolidarity.org […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni, a winner – video

In the beautiful scenery of Gaza’s cemetery, where soldiers of WWI are buried, Vik explains how he would want to be commemorated if he would die (in a hundred years or so). It’s true words, from a true winner. You’re dreams will live on, we are guarding over them. Ma’salama, my friend. Source Related Special […]

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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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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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Gaza Says Farewell to Vittorio Arrigoni – In Palestine’s Hearts He Remains Forever

“A winner is a Dreamer who never gives up” These words of Nelson Mandela are those which Vittorio Arrigoni wanted to  be quoted on his gravestone. Been in danger but unmovable for many years, he stoods side by side in dangers the Palestinian’s in Gaza undergo day by day. Not a moment he forsaked to […]

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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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Remembering Vittorio Arrigoni

by Stephen Lendman | April 18th, 2011 | Dissident Voice On April 15, International Solidarity Movement (ISM) members grieved for one of their own, their press release headlining, “Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank unite in mourning of slain activist Vittorio Arrigoni,” saying: “People will gather in Al Manara square in Ramallah and at […]

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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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Italian Mother and Father of Activist enter Gaza

Islam Times – The mother and father of Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni, who was recently assassinated, entered Gaza yesterday afternoon through the Rafah Crossing. Translator : Aabid Waqar Islam Times reports that the Arrigoni family was warmly welcomed by the people of Palestine. A number of Palestinian officials were also present in the welcoming ceremony. […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni, The Man who Saw too Much… Knew too Much

April 17, 2011 at 20:33 (Activism, Assassinations, Cover Up, Gaza, Videos) So…. the Mossad had no other choice but to kill him. From Mondoweiss…… Arrigoni documented Israeli attacks on Palestinian ambulance workers, ‘the most heroic people I ever met’ by Philip Weiss     An amazing video of the late Vik Vittorio Arrigoni from May 2009. […]

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Man arrested in the Arrigoni murder case suspected of collaboration

[ 17/04/2011 – 09:08 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The murder of Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni raised the serious question as to who stands behind such a gruesome act, especially after the Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared he has plans to thwart solidarity with the Gaza Strip ”at any price”. The Palestinian security awareness website Majd […]

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