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#Taormina #Italy: Update #NOG7 Initiatives on May 26-28

The summit of the G7 will be held on May the 26th and 27th in Taormina, Sicily. The state leaders and their delegations from Germany, France, USA,UK, Japan and Italy will meet at this summit in the Messina region on the Island.

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Note: Enough is Enough is not organizing any of these events, we are publishing this text for people across the US and Europe to be able to see what is going on and for documentation only.

Trump, Merkel, Macron and the Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni will meet to discuss things like cyber control, smart cities and social security against terrorism.

The decision to held the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily is almost symbolic for the terrible things the G7 stands for. Sicily is the European area which is most effected by disoccupation and emigration; Sicily is the island of crumbling roads, the loss of water and the ruinous transport system.

In this specific and meaningful place the G7 leaders will arrive to devastate even more than they did in the past. The US government that thought Sicily is a war zone, so they settled a military radar (“M.U.O.S.”) with a powerful and noxious electromagnetic impact; the French government whose multinational corporation bought the public water on the island and who are now preparing to get control over the garbage business. 

Here are some updates of the local initiatives which will protst on May the 26th, 27th and 28th:

Friday May 26, 10:00am:

Press conference at Piazza Municipio, Catania

8:00 pm:

No Frontex/No G7 night at piazza Castello Ursino, Catania

The “People of Piazza Federico committee di Svevia” meets “Carovane Migranti”

9:00 pm:

Meeting with the people of the counter-summit with music, video screenings, artistic performances, open kitchen at the “books square” of Circolo Arci Gammazita.

Saturday May 27 , 9.30 am

Counter-summit of the peoples at Cinema King (via De Curtis 40, Catania)

There will be contributions from:

Maria Toma Li’Xi’l Mayan native – Guatemala
Fray Tomàa Gonzales Castillo Francescano – Messico
Lucia Borghi Borderline Sicilia
Piero Bernocchi  Cobas
Luciano Manna Peacelink – Taranto
Stefania Tarantino Università di Napoli- Rete delle Città Vicine
Aboubakar Sumahoro Coalizione Sans Papiers – Usb
Imed Soltani Terre pour tous – Tunisia
Umberto Santino Centro Impastato
Pippo Gurrieri Coordinamento regionale dei Comitati NoMuos
Davide Carnemolla Welcome to Europe
Representants from UIKI – Ufficio d’Informazione del Kurdistan in Italia
Representants of CarovaneMigranti

3:00 pm

NOG7 Demo in Giardini Naxos (meeting point at the Bus Terminal in via Dioniso, Giardini Naxos)

Sunday May 28, 10:00 am

Conclusive assembly of the NOG7 representants at Circolo Arci GAPA, via Cordai 47

Assemblea Regionale contro il G7

Rete Catanese contro il G7

Coordinamento regionale dei Comitati NO MUOS

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