A true story: Somalia94 - The Ilaria Alpi affair
«Because attached to every puppet there's always a puppeteer»
Ilaria Alpi finds
a ship that runs between Somalia and
Italy with not well
Back in Rome she asked to travel
to Somalia. Obtained office,
albeit with extremely low badget
Hrovatin arrive in Africa. Quickly
the facts: on those ships
are toxic and radioactive waste
disposal, a traffic that is
intertwined with weapons sold by
the West to the Somalis for
their war. The story starts
from the interview to an Italian
diplomat, then moving to Bosaso:
it is therefore the time to tell
the names of who is
involved in these "operations".
To achieve their scoop
Ilaria and Miran return to Mogadishu,
but at their arrival they find a a
commando ready to eliminate
clans declaring war.
Ilaria Alpi flys for 1st time in Somalia.
peace by un
of the operation goes to the United
between the Italian and US
governments that causes the
withdrawal of Italian troops from
rise up against the American
Murder of the
former Italian secret services) Vincent
Li Cause in Mogadishu the
day before his return to Italy in which
he was to confer with the judiciary
regarding the trafficking of nuclear
waste in Somalia.
American troops leave Somalia.
Ilaria e Miran arrive for the last time in Mogadishu.
The ship Faarax
Omar for humanitarian aid are
seized by Somali rebels.
A Somali commandos
in Mogadishu kills the
Ilaria Alpi and Miran Hrovatin.
Much of the material collected by
the two journalists (photographs,
notes, notebooks, videotapes) will
not be recovered.