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November 29 2012 | ROME, ITALY

Tonight special event at Colosseum to inaugurate the 10th International day of Cities against the death penalty

Gigi Proietti, Max Giusti, international testimonials for Cities for Life - FOLLOW THE LIVE STREAMING from 7 p.m.

 
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Starting 19:00 at the Colosseum of Rome, there will be exceptional personalities, from Shujaa Graham and Fernando Bermudez, innocent people sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit in the United States, to David Atwood, founder of the Texas Coalition against the Death Penalty, Tamara Chikunova, founder of Mothers against the Death Penalty, responsible for the abolition of capital punishment in many countries of Central Asia, justice ministers from several countries in the world and leading figures in the recent struggle for abolition of the death penalty in Connecticut will take part, along with the Community of Sant’Egidio, in a special evening for life. 

Follow the event in live streming on www.santegidio.org

It will be the official inauguration of the International Day of Cities for Life, started ten years ago in Rome with the Community of Sant’Egidio and supported by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Special illumination of the Colosseum, “Testimonial for Life”, this year celebrates the abolition of the death penalty in Connecticut: the fifth American state to abolish capital punishment in the United States in the past five years (2007 New Jersey 2008, New Mexico 2010 New York, 2011,Illinois, 2012 Connecticut).

The event in front of the Colosseum, which will inaugurate the World Day of Cities against the Death Penalty, will be hosted by Max Giusti. Gospel music and readings of Dostoyevsky and Victor Hugo by Gigi Proietti against a singular background will turn Rome, tomorrow night, into the capital of the battle for life toward abolition of the death penalty, while at the U.N. in New York the final approval of the resolution for a universal moratorium continues. The appointment for the event, which is open to everyone, is for 18.30, when youths and students from several schools in Rome will converge on the Colosseum.
 

Rai Radio3 is partner of CitiesForLife 2013

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Città per la Vita 2012 - al Colosseo

   
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