Gariwo: the gardens of the Righteous

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Perugia

The Garden of the Righteous of Perugia was inaugurated on 6 March 2016 in the garden of the Library of San Matteo of the Armenians, in cooperation with Gariwo. 

The inauguration was attended by the deputy mayor of Perugia, the spokespersons of  Amnesty International, Vivi il Borgo, the Order of Lawyers of Perugia, the Foundation Centro Studi Aldo Capitini, the Regional Order of the Journalist of Umbria, and the Center for Equal Opportunity. 

Valeria Solesin, the italian Emergency volunteer who died on 13 November 2016ì5 during the Bataclan massacre in Paris, Giulio Regeni, the italian activist killed in Egypt on February 2016 and Berta Còceres, Honduran environmental activist killed on 3 March , were commemorate during the ceremony

The Righteous were honored with a tree and a commemorative plaque.

The garden of the Righteous of Perugia

pictures of the inauguration