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Italy: Art Historians Rally in L'Aquila

Four years after the devastating earthquake that hit L’ Aquila, in Abruzzo, Italy, little or nothing has been rebuilt and the picturesque old town remains largely uninhabited, while many residents live in much debated [it] new towns. On May 5, 2013 almost a thousand art historians rallied together [it] in the historical center of L'Aquila to draw political attention. Despite some intervention made by the Monti government, a much bigger effort is needed to jump-start the reconstruction. The Italian comics activist Gianluca Costantini summarized the issue through the series of pictures “Yes we camp“.

"Yes we camp", Gianluca Costantini's Political Comics project under CC 3.0 License

“Yes we camp”, Gianluca Costantini's Political Comics project under CC 3.0 License

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