According to organizers, 30,000 No TAV activists took to the streets in Rome against the construction of high-speed line Lyon-Turin, occupying the ring road of Rome and the Rome-L'Aquila motorway access.
Rome protesters belonging to the various union groups along with students have joined together to protest against job insecurity, the situation of education and against the Berlusconi government. Rome, Italy. 28/01/2011
Europride 2011 took place in Rome, organised to demand equal rights for the gay, lesbian and transgender community. The meeting point was Republic square, and ended with a big concert by Lady GaGa in Circo Massimo. Italy. 11th June 2011
The Rome rally against Berlusconi government and European Bankers started peacefully but turned violent as Black Block penetrated the rally by launching paper-bombs and throwing stones. Rome, Italy. 15th October 2011
Italian and Spanish prime ministers Mario Monti and Mariano Rajoy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande met in Rome to discuss proposals to take to next week's crucial EU summit on the eurozone crisis.
Eataly, the largest marketplace of artisanal and traditional Italian food and wine opens in Rome in the former Air Terminal Ostiense railway station. In this new hub of Italian high quality food it is possible to eat, drink and shop for food.
The 64th anniversary of the Palestinian "catastrophe". During the 1948 Palestine War. An estimated 700,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled or fled, and hundreds of Palestinian villages were depopulated and destroyed.