Wednesday, May 11, 2011

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - An Italian peace activist killed in Gaza

Vittorio Arrigoni was found dead in Gaza on the night of April 15, announced the newspaper's website to which this Italian journalist and writer was working. Members of a Salafist group had announced a few hours before the abduction Arrigoni, who was active in the peace movement pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement (ISM).

They threatened to kill him if Hamas did not release many of their comrades. Arrigoni was killed before the end of the ultimatum set by the kidnappers.

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