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22 02, 2016

Truth for Giulio Regeni

By | February 22nd, 2016|Human rights|0 Comments

Giulio Regeni was an Italian Cambridge University graduate student killed in Egypt following his abduction on January 25 2016. Regeni was brutally tortured to death: his recovered body had bruises and abrasions all over from a brutal beating […]

3 10, 2015

Amnesty International and North Korea

By | October 3rd, 2015|Approfondimenti, Human rights|0 Comments

Amnesty International commissioned analysis of satellite images of political prison camps (named kwanliso) in North Korea:  namely kwanlisos 15 and 16.  The images show that instead of heeding the growing calls for closing its political prison camps, repression by the North Korean authorities has continued and the prisoner population appears to have increased. Hundreds of thousands of people – including children – are held in political prison camps and other detention facilities in North Korea.  Kwanliso 16 is the largest political prison camp in North Korea.  A former security [...]

4 05, 2014

Here can Russian and Ukrainian visitors listen to Ulysses’ appeal in their own languages

By | May 4th, 2014|Human rights|0 Comments

Вы созданы не для животной доли, но к доблести и к знанью рождены Бо ви народжені не җивотіти, а знання й честь нести у світ ясний

16 12, 2013

Argentina. Jorgelina is the daughter of a mother ‘desaparecida’

By | December 16th, 2013|Human rights|0 Comments

The first story to be presented in the human rights corner of Dantepoliglotta is an episode of the Argentinian desaparecidos tragedy.  Jorgelina was born at Rosario in August 1973. She was only one year old when her father, a clandestine militant,  was shot.  When she was three and a half years old, her mother was kidnapped by the Argentinian paramilitaries in the rented apartment where they lived in Lanús, province of Buenos Aires, then she remained desaparecida forever. Jorgelina was with her when they took her off.  The baby was deprived of [...]

19 11, 2013

Ye were not form’d to live the life of brutes, but virtue to pursue and knowledge high

By | November 19th, 2013|Human rights|0 Comments

With this exhortation uttered by Ulysses to his men (Hell, Canto XXVI, verses 119-120), Dantepoliglotta wishes to inform our visitors that we are about to launch a new project dedicated to human rights and their protection. The intention is to give a voice to persons who sustained violations of their human rights perpetrated by people who stubbornly refuse to “pursue virtue and knowledge high».  The guests of our “human rights corner” will be invited to read some of Dante’s verses in some way consistent with [...]