Three years ago, the world was coming to terms with the murder of Carlo Giuliani at the hands of the Carabineri during the G8 protests in Genoa. GR’s John Sinha caught up with Carlo’s father, Giuliano on a recent visit to London.
At 5.27 last Saturday all the horns and hooters blared out in the port of Genoa. This was exactly the time Carlo Giuliani was murdered by police during the anti-G8 summit protests last year.
Robert Moth is the father of Richard Moth, who was imprisoned in Italy after Genoa and has received many messages of support. He has asked us to reproduce them.
My heart goes out
Hundreds of people, many with home-made banners and placards, turned out for the protest. The mood was upbeat. In the last few days, as the truth about the police torture in Genoa has emerged, support for the anti-capitalist movement has grown worldwide.
The following two articles were published by the biggest-selling Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica, on Thursday 26 July.
The group of G8 activists on this flight were part of about 90 people held in custody after a police raid on a school building in which they were sleeping last Saturday night.
UPDATE ON RICHARD AND NICOLA -
THEY HAVE BEEN RELEASED WITHOUT CHARGE BUT ARE NOT HOME YET
Statement Calling for the Release of Nicola and Richard
Nicola Doherty and Richard Moth, two Globalise Resistance members, have been arrested by Italian Police after the Genoa protests at the weekend. Both work
I am Richard Moth’s father and our whole family has been worried sick about where Richard and Nicola are and how they are. Nicola’s family must be in the same
An eyewitness report by Cormac Sheehan of Globalise Resistance Ireland
Over 150 people joined a protest at the embassy on Sunday 22 July. They were surrounded by “80 baton-wielding officers, some in riot gear” according to the right-wing Evening Standard.
Our initial statement on Sunday, when we learned that GR members Richard and Nicola had been beaten, arrested and denied human rights.