Launch of a National Committee for the freedom of Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners in Italy

On the 5th of December 2014, Luisa Morgantini, former Vice-President of the European Parliament, announced the launch of the Campaign to free Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners in Italy. This launch was connected to an event organized by Assopace Palestina and  “Fondazione Lelio and Lisli Basso” to presente the conclusions reached by the Russell Tribunal on Palestine. It was supported by organisations active in support of the Palestinian people’s inalienable rights.

At this occasion, the establishment of a National Committee composed of civil society organisations and personalities was announced, together with the first signatories of the Robben Island Declaration in Italy, including Massimo D’Alema, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Italy, key figures from across the political spectrum, representatives of the trade unions and civil society organisations, magistrates and public figures as well as cultural figures and artists.