Numerous Italian far-right activists have carried out the fascist Roman salute at a memorial commemorate three young nationalists who were assassinated in Rome 43 years earlier
The troubling images reveal around 300 extremists raise their hands in the well-known straight-arm salute as a show of respect to the guys who were eliminated on January 7, 1978.
The 3 victims killed in the attack, called the Acca Larentia massacre, were all members of the reactionary Italian Social Movement in Rome
Numerous Italian far-right activists can be seen carrying out the fascist Roman salute at a memorial commemorate 3 young nationalists who were gunned down in Rome 43 years ago.
The 3 victims killed in the attack, referred to as the Acca Larentia massacre, were all members of the far-right Italian Social Movement in Rome.
Franco Bigonzetti, 20, and Francesco Ciavetta, 18, were shot and eliminated outside the organisation’s head office as they prepared to distribute brochures.
They were with three other far-right activists at the time of the ambush by supposed left-wing militants and sprayed with bullets. One engineer was injured in the attack however survived.
Hours later on, the third man, Stefano Recchioni, 19, was killed by a law enforcement officer after riots emerged as the news of the murders spread out.
Nobody has been founded guilty for the 3 murders however a belief that the criminal offenses were dedicated by the left resulted in a rise in far-right militancy against them.
Around 300 reactionary activists the other day collected in front of the celebratory plaque in front of the former Italian Social movement headquarters in Acca Larentia, Roma, in an occasion arranged by the neo-fascist motion Casapound
They can be seen consistently stretching out their ideal arms in a fascist Roman salute The gesture carefully linked with fascism and the Nazi salute.
Around 300 reactionary activists yesterday gathered in front of the commemorative plaque in front of the previous Italian Social movement head office in Acca Larentia, Roma, in an occasion arranged by the neo-fascist motion Casapound.
They can be seen evenly stretching out their right arms in a fascist Roman salute. The gesture carefully related to fascism and the Nazi salute.
Much to the frustration of residents, they were not using face coverings or social distancing amid rising coronavirus cases and deaths.
A wreath is laid at the site of the killings of the 3 Italian Social Motion activists who were killed in 1978
Reactionary activists gather to lay wreaths for the three men killed in the attack.
Previously in the day, Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the far-right Italian political party Sibling of Italy, commemorated the victims of the massacre, reports The Rome Chronicle.
Meloni said: ‘Forty-three years ago the massacre of Acca Larentia, a catastrophe still stays without guilty convictions.
‘It is a wound that has never healed since for Franco Bigonzetti, Francesco Ciavatta and Stefano Recchioni there was no justice.
‘We honour the memory of these three innocent youths, victims of terrorism and political violence, and we continue to ask that complete light be shed on one of the darkest pages of our nationwide history.’