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Video: Paris protest for death threat-writer Roberto Saviano

Article published on Oct. 24, 2008
Article published on Oct. 24, 2008
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

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.