Bangladeshi migrants surviving in Rome

Bangladeshi migrants surviving in Rome

“Tourists in groups never buy anything.” Ignoring the large group of American tourists sauntering back towards his stall, Faisal pulls out a photo of a boy from his wallet. “This is Rifat, my son. I send him to an English school,” the 30-year-old migrant from Bangladesh and a school dropout... Continua »
Manraj Singh: The first Sikh of the Italian élite police force

Manraj Singh: The first Sikh of the Italian élite police force

The glorious “Carabinieri” army force is a military police force in a permanent public security service. Manraj is 24 years old, a fair-faced man with honest expression, and in his course at the Reggio Calabria Cadet School he beat all his Italian counterparts, getting first rank and deserving a mention... Continua »
In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

Institutional Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Bangladesh, Mario Palma. Published on the Daily Star.   September 11, 2001, attack on Twin Towers in New York. We all remember the paralysing aesthetic of the live image of the attack on the second tower that the global news channels continued... Continua »
1st July 2016: how to forget?

1st July 2016: how to forget?

It seems like yesterday but it’s been already a year. I still remember clearly. Friday night, the last Friday of Ramadan 2016. I was watching a movie on my computer, as I did almost every night to relax after the day. It would be followed by a hard working day... Continua »
1° Luglio 2016: come dimenticare?

1° Luglio 2016: come dimenticare?

Sembra ieri ma e’ gia’ passato un anno. Ancora ricordo. Venerdi’ sera, ultimo venerdi’ di Ramadan 2016. Stavo guardando un film al computer, come facevo quasi tutte le sere per rilassarmi dopo la giornata. Sarebbe seguita una pesante giornata di lavoro come sempre. Il film era quasi finito, la bottiglia... Continua »
London and Turin twinned in a night of Peace and Tolerance

London and Turin twinned in a night of Peace and Tolerance

LONDON At least six people have been killed in the UK capital after a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and attackers went on stabbing spree in the nearby Borough Market area before being shot dead by police. Another 48 people were also wounded in the attack late on... Continua »