Senate, unanimous green light to Segre’s bill for the celebrations of the centenary of Matteotti’s death

Senate, unanimous green light to Segre's bill for the celebrations of the centenary of Matteotti's death


The Senate has unanimously approved the bill for the celebrations of the centenary of the death of Giacomo Matteottisocialist deputy killed by fascist squads on 10 October 1924. The measure, wanted by the senator for life Liliana Segre and signed by Giorgio Napolitano, Elena Cattaneo, Mario Monti, Renzo Piano And Charles Rubbia, was approved with 158 votes in favor and will now go to the House for the final ok. The purpose of the bill is to provide for a program of celebrations for 2024 that will include meetings, debates, exhibitions, conferences and even scholarships reserved for university and secondary school students on Matteotti’s thought and activity. Initiatives that the Presidency of the Council of Ministers will select with a tender.

The text that was given the green light by Palazzo Madama also establishes an extraordinary contribution of 50,000 euros for the restoration and extraordinary maintenance of the house museum Matteotti located in Fratta Polesine, in the province of Rovigo.

The Democratic Party Francesco Verduccirapporteur of the bill, recalls that “attached to the bill is an important agenda, unanimously approved by the Culture Commission, which requests that the Savoy heirs finally fulfill their obligation to transmit the documents to the State archive missing inherent in the ways in which fascism concealed the truth about Matteotti’s assassination and hid its responsibility for the crime”.


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