Vittorio Arrigoni: Murderers to be tried in September by Michele Giorgio, translation by Daniela Loffreda

We are all Vittorio Arrigoni

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by Michele Giorgio
translation by Daniela Loffreda
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
August 27, 2011

The trial for the two Palestinians implicated in the 15 April kidnapping and murder of the Italian journalist and activist should begin on 8 September 2011.

In recent days we have truly felt the loss of Vittorio Arrigoni. The man we loved to call “Vik” spoiled us with accurate real time information on what was happening in Gaza, without neglecting the smallest of details. Continue reading

The Brutal Murder of Vittorio Arrigoni is Still Shrouded in Mystery by Nicola LoFoco (translation by Daniela Loffreda)

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by Nicola LoFoco
translation by Daniela Loffreda
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
July 13, 2011

Three months have passed since April 15, 2011, that damned day when Vittorio Arrigoni’s life was ripped away from us at the hands of Islamic fundamentalists. The truth surrounding his disappearance and the reasons of who and why anyone would have wanted his death are still to be unveiled.

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The plight of Gaza’s fishermen by Stay Human Convoy

Sent to DS from Stephanie Westbrook.

by Stay Human Convoy
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
Vik a Gaza
May 15, 2011

So many things to see, so many people to meet…

14th May 2011- Gaza City

Everywhere in the world, the sea evokes the universal feeling of an endless expanse of water that stretches out to the horizon, as far as the naked eye can see…bearing evocations of limitless possibilities that fire the imagination, bringing forth dreams and desires of travelling beyond one’s native turf.

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In the name of Vittorio Arrigoni, the ‘Stay Human’ convoy has entered Gaza + Viva Palestina: The Ongoing Journey

Sent to DS from Stephanie Westbrook.

Updated: May 13, 2011

English: Viva Palestina convoy arrives in Gaza

English: Viva Palestina convoy arrives in Gaza (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

by Stay Human Convoy
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
May 12, 201

After leaving Cairo this morning at dawn, the 80 activists of the ‘Restiamo Umani’ convoy have entered Gaza at 4pm after crossing five Egyptian check-points.

The convoy, whose goal is to return to the place where Vittorio Arrigoni has spent his life, wrote a first report – posted on http://www.vik2gaza.org- “We are going to Gaza, Vittorio is with us”.

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