Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Giacomo Matteotti

There is a monument in Rome that doesn't have many visitors since a busy street without a side walk was planted directly before it some time ago.

The monument is dedicated to Giacomo Matteotti, who was a Socialist leader, who was assassinated in 1924 shortly after his book, The Fascisti Exposed: A Year of Fascist Domination was published.

At this monument there are five headstones from 1972, 1999, 2004, 2009, and another with an unclear date.  Which leads to this question.. Why are there five plaques that state the same sentiment?

Perhaps because speaking out isn't easy.

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