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In the Land of the Black Shirts - Eugene Lanti

Extract from Eugene Lanti's report on conditions in Mussolini's Italy, using testimony from several underground anti-fascists.

Ĉe la lando de la "Nigraĉemizuloj" Ekstrakto

Ekstratko de raporto el Italio dum la faŝista reĝimo.

Demonstration and Strike of Peroni Workers at Tor Sapienza (Rome)

On February 29th we (comrades from the CWO and Battaglia Comunista) were at the solidarity demonstration with the warehouse workers of the Italian-Japanese company Peroni in Tor Sapienza, Rome. The workers there are carrying on a bitter struggle for better working conditions which started with a week-long strike.

Violence of the State - I Volsci

Graphic from the cover of I Volsci issue 4 May/June 1978

I Volsci (The Volscians) are a group of Autonomists well rooted in the proletarian quarters of Rome. They are considered the “hard" fraction of the movement. I Volsci are known for their political agitation inside the Polyclinic and for their active support of the squatter's movement. Their free radio, Radio Onda Rossa, covers the metropolitan area.

Community action shuts down fascist meeting in Rome

In Rome, hundreds of anti-fascist residents shut down a meeting between fascists and the local council, clashing with militants from far-right organisation Casapound as well as riot police who had been defending them.

Capital Mafia: fascists, politicians, cooperatives and the Roman mob

Massimo Carminati.

An excellent in-depth analysis on recent revelations in Italy about the connections in Rome between the Mafia, the far-right and local politicians, both left and right-wing.

Racist attack on political asylum seekers’ centre in Rome and new project for Italian right

"No immigrants, take them home"; "There will be war, prepare yourselves"

Groups of Italian residents, with fascist involvement, have attacked a centre housing dozens of political asylum seekers on the outskirts of Rome.

Clashes in Rome over high speed rail link

Hundreds of protesters opposed to the construction of a high speed rail link have clashed with police during a visit to Rome by the French President, Francios Hollande.

Explosive device outside occupied building in Rome

During the night of July 7 an explosive device was left in front of an occupied building in Rome.