On 22 October French citizens came together to support the Italian author, 29. Italian daily La Repubblica reports that the Camorra mafia, who inspired his 2008 spill-all book, say his days are numbered
Video: Paris protest for death threat-writer Roberto Saviano
Meanwhile, 'Gomorrah' screams out on posters on the tube in London (Image: ©seleniamorgillo/ Flickr)
Paris speaks | (Image: ©Jesús Ramírez)
Six former Nobel prizewinners – authors Günter Grass (Germany), Orhan Pamuk (Turkey) and Dario Fo (Italy), former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (Russia), neurophysiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini (Italy) and activist Desmond Tutu (South Africa) have also signed the petition for the Italian writer, who comes from the Naples region. There are now over 180, 000 signatures.
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