• Short Summary

    A defamation suit brought by former Italian Trade Minister, Bernardo Mattarella, against Danilo Dolci, a Social Reformer, who alleged that he had sought and received aid of the Mafia -- a criminal organisation - was resumed in a Rome Court today (Tuesday).

  • Description

    A defamation suit brought by former Italian Trade Minister, Bernardo Mattarella, against Danilo Dolci, a Social Reformer, who alleged that he had sought and received aid of the Mafia -- a criminal organisation - was resumed in a Rome Court today (Tuesday). The case had been adjourned since March.

    Signor Dolci has been campaigning for years to break the power in Sicily of the Mafia and its use of blackmail, intimidation and murder.

    His allegations against the former Government members are contained in documents he published last year.

    Testifying in Signor Dolci's favour for the first time in court today (Tuesday) were three Sicilians, claiming inside knowledge of the Mafia operation.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA18DWD1JVFHX1ZMMI7DPXZLBPP
    Media URN:
    VLVA18DWD1JVFHX1ZMMI7DPXZLBPP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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