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The formation training

formation trainingItaly, 2009

Formation training for Operazione Colomba volunteers, scout house in Montecolombo (Rimini). Great group, a lot of people, the first day everything went fine, very emotional as always. Trainers and participants all together in small dorms. During the first night the trainers got woken up by a strange sequence of sounds, tum tum tum tum… (more…)

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October 2016 Report: Palestine-Israel

Current situation

October is a month full of Jewish celebrations. It was characterized by several violent events, provocations and even harder repression. At the beginning of the month, a Palestinian carried out an attack at a bus stop in Jerusalem where two Israelis died. All over the month in retaliation the Israeli army forbade the access to many areas in different cities of the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Military forces heavily deployed all around settlements and outposts, making even harder the daily Palestinian life. (more…)

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October 2016 Report: Albania

Current situation

On October the newspapers reported about some cases of murder and attempted murder. One of those is about the extradition of a 33 year old man, sentenced to 25 years in jail for “blood feud” reasons. Other stories of revenge are told by the teacher Liljana. She is a primary school teacher who voluntarily visits families in “blood feuds” in order to support their children.   (more…)

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October 2016 Report: Colombia

Current situation


The unexpected happened. Perhaps neither the former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe, principal supporter of the “no” side, would have ever foreseen the result. On the 2nd of October, the Plebiscite result for the approval of the Peace Agreement between the government and the FARC, signed on the 26th of September, was negative. The “no” side won for a bunch of votes (about 50.000), with the 50,21% against 49,78% of the “yes” side. (more…)

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They have the same feet

They have the same feet: a rather big big toe, regular toes, strong ankle.Same feet The heels are slightly cracked, the nails have an opaque dusty coat, of someone who walks barefoot on the floor of a farmers’ house. These are solid feet, rooted into the ground, concrete. Step by step, Vittoria, Viola and Veronica, three sisters, hardly manage to stand up from the  graveyard’ soil on a sunny June. These are heavy feet, who carry the weight of the everyday struggle and of a unfair grief. (more…)

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