imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Death of Demonstrator Protested

by NICOLE WINFIELD, Thursday, Jul. 26, 2001 at 8:35 AM

A banner reading: "Murderers" is carried by demonstrators in front of the Colosseum in Rome Tuesday, July 24, 2001 during a protest against police violence during the G8 summit. Thousands of people marched through the streets of various Italian cities to remember the death of 23-year-old Carlo Giuliani, a protester who was shot dead by Carabinieri during the anti-G8 protests in Genoa. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Tuesday July 24 6:54 PM ET

Death of Demonstrator Protested

By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Writer

ROME (AP) - Tens of thousands marched in cities across Italy on Tuesday, demanding the resignation of the interior minister over the death of a protester during the Group of Eight summit.

In Parliament, the opposition called for Interior Minister Claudio Scajola to face a vote of confidence and urged lawmakers to investigate the violence at the Genoa summit.

The peaceful marches - attended by activists, opposition politicians and ordinary Italians - came a day before the funeral of 23-year-old Carlo Guiliani, who was shot dead by a police officer Friday as he tried to rush a Carabinieri jeep with a fire extinguisher.

``Carlo - your blood is our blood,'' read a banner carried at a Rome march of several thousand people. Many protesters called for the resignation of Scajola - head of the nation's police - and pasted bull's-eyes on their foreheads and bodies to show police where they could aim.

``This is not just a funeral for Carlo, but also a demonstration for the future,'' said Sara Piazza, 29, who went to Genoa to demonstrate peacefully. ``We went to Genoa thinking we could say something, but our mouths were shut.''

Rome's demonstration was by far the largest, but others across Italy were significant. Between 10,000 and 15,000 people braved the rain in Milan, another 15,000 marched in Bologna, 15,000 in Naples, 10,000 in Genoa, 5,000 in Florence, 5,000 in Brescia, 7,000 in the northeastern city of Trieste and a few hundred in the southern city of Potenza, the ANSA news agency said, citing official estimates.

The government of conservative Premier Silvio Berlusconi has said it supports Scajola and Italy's law enforcement agencies. Berlusconi's coalition has majorities in both the Senate and the lower Chamber of Deputies, making it unlikely a confidence vote against Scajola would succeed as long as the government supports him.

In Greece, more than a thousand demonstrators, chanting ``Berlusconi Murderer, marched toward the Italian embassy in Athens, but were turned away by riot police.

Some youths smashed bank windows and hurled stones at riot police, who fired tear gas. Police reported no injuries or arrests.

More than 3,000 Greeks had attended the protests in Genoa, during the meeting of leaders from the United States, Canada, Japan, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia.

During the three-day summit which ended Sunday, a small group of violent protesters smashed storefront windows, torched cars and trash bins and threw rocks and firebombs at police, who responded by clubbing protesters and firing tear gas at them.

At least 400 people were injured and more than 280 were arrested. Damage has been estimated at million.

Amnesty International on Tuesday urged Italian authorities to respect the rights of those still detained - many of them foreigners - saying several still hadn't had access to a lawyer.

Police in Genoa were still out in force Tuesday, arresting at least nine people and confiscating homemade weapons, ANSA said.

About 200 people staged a sit-in in Genoa Tuesday evening in front of the Palazzo Ducale, where the leaders of the G-8 met.

``Nobody did anything to avoid Carlo's death,'' said Eleonora Chiesa, 22. She held a communist newspaper whose headline read: ``Minister, go away,'' referring to Scajola.

Report this post as:

LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 1 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Requiem caputo Thursday, Jul. 26, 2001 at 3:26 PM

Local News

Change Links September 2018 posted S02 10:22PM

More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre A30 11:09PM

Site Outage Friday A30 3:49PM

Change Links August 2018 A14 1:56AM

Setback for Developer of SC Farm Land A12 11:09PM

More problems at Shutdown San Onofre Nuke J29 10:40PM

Change Links 2018 July posted J09 8:27PM

More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena J02 7:16PM

"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena J02 7:08PM

Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles J30 11:26PM

Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! J11 6:58AM

Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California M31 5:20AM

Change Links June 2018 posted M28 7:41AM

The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years M22 8:01PM

Unity Archive Project M21 9:42AM

Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi M17 10:22PM

CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police M10 9:08PM

Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies M10 8:57PM

California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings) M02 8:31PM

Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico A29 11:47PM

Change Links May 2018 A27 8:40AM

Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed A27 5:37AM

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A13 12:39AM

lausd whistle blower A11 6:58AM

Website Upgrade A10 10:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 8:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 6:58PM

Change Links April 2018 A01 6:27PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center Celebrates 25 Years with the House of Hope Gala S24 7:10PM

Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation! S24 11:56AM

Cybermonde, cyberguerre, cyberespace, cyberterrorisme S24 6:35AM

Paraphysique de psychosomatique S22 6:58AM

Chuck Grassley: Women Abusing, Animal Murdering, Illegal War Supporting Criminal S22 2:58AM

Finance Capitalism and the Digital Economy S21 4:45PM

Muselières syndicales, muselières patronales S21 7:19AM

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc S21 2:50AM

Why Choose Nut Milk Over Cows' Milk S21 1:01AM

Antrhopocène, le grand effondrement S19 9:53AM

Abolir l'économie S18 11:18AM

The Dictatorship of Corporations S17 5:26PM

18 Lethal Consequences Of Hunting S17 3:13PM

Paraphysique de l'outplacement déontologue S15 6:51AM

Shopping du bashing S14 8:42AM

After Lehman Brothers, Experts Say Global Financial Crisis Can Happen Again S13 8:28PM

“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen S12 9:30PM

Probabilités de fin d'humanité S12 6:49AM

Florida Area of Migrant Farmworkers Denied Right to Construct Health Clinic near NaplesCIW S11 2:57AM

Steer clear of work morality! S09 12:10PM

The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally! S06 11:23PM

August 2018 Honduras Coup update S06 12:28PM

Brett Kavanaugh Filled The 5th Circuit With Execution Judges S06 6:14AM

Augusta Georgia Woman Gets 5 Year Prison Sentence for Writing About Russians Crime Acts S05 8:29AM

Paraphysique de contextualité S05 8:29AM

Crisis Regulation in Global Capitalism S03 3:39PM

Ex-voto de réification S03 10:24AM

Please Oppose Warmonger, Execution and Torture Supporting Bush Operative Brett Kavanaugh A31 10:45PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy