Messina mayor Accorinti takes colourful stand at WWI memorial ceremony

The pacifist mayor of Messina, Renato Accorinti, made an anti-war statement for the third year in a row during aWWI memorial ceremony in Sicily yesterday (4 November).

Accorinti, along with a group of peace protesters, stood among those taking part in the military parade displaying rainbow flags emblazoned with pacifist messages.

Having become an anti-war activist long before he was elected, the mayor of Sicily’s 3rd largest city continues to lead multiple civil rights campaigns.

 

Messina mayor Accorinti takes colourful stand at WWI memorial ceremony 2015-11-06T06:56:33+00:00