On October 15, 1920 two bombs were thrown at a hotel in Milan hosting the UK delegation to the Milan International Conference: no one was hurt
On May 17, 1973 an Italian anarchist terrorist killed four people and injured a further 45 people outside police headquarters in Milan, Italy
On this day in 1973, more than 30 people were killed by grenades and gunfire at the hands of Palestinian terrorists at Rome’s airport.
At least 17 people were killed and another 88 killed in a bombing at the Piazza Fontana in Milan in December 1969
Nationalists tossed bombs and engaged in firefights with police in Trieste, northeastern Italy on October 14, 1920.
At least 75 people were killed and 200 injured when a bomb ripped through Bologna’s central train station in August 1980: there is still disagreement on who was responsible.
On this day in 2004, suspected anarchists partially detonated a bomb at a political rally in Bologna featuring a far-right politician: six were injured.
On this day in 2012, a 69-year old man exploded a bomb in a garbage bin at a school in the Italian city of Brindisi killing a 16-yr old girl and wounding 9.
On this day in 1978, the Brigade Rosse kidnapped former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro. Less than two months later, his bullet-riddled body was found in the back of a car in the centre in Rome.
The UN High Commission for Refugees estimates there are currently over 70 MILLION people who have been forced to flee their homes: anti-immigrant/refugee backlash is growing as well. WHERE ARE YOU? By that I don’t mean where you live now or where you were born (at least not necessarily). No, what I am getting at […]