Italy. 9 months prison sentence against union coordinator for Bologna Simone Carpeggiani.
Originally published by Libcom.
He was sentenced because of his parteciopation in a 2014 picket where workers fought for implementation of collective agreement at Mirror Levigature near Ferrara. At the time, the picket was attacked by street fascists and militants of rightwing party Lega Nord.
This is the newest chapter in the current wave of repression against striking workers who are organized in SI Cobas base union and SI Cobas union activists.
Two others, Carlo and Arafat, have been under house arrestes in Piacenza for 2 weeks.
More information here: https://en.labournet.tv/repression-against-striking-workers-italy