Gianfranco Spadaccia, former secretary of the Radical Party and parliamentarian who "shared nonviolent choices and actions for civil rights with Marco Pannella and the other radicals" died.
He announces it on Twitter
"Gianfranco Spadaccia, symbol of the history of the Radical Party and of Italian reformism, has left us. I want to remember him with this photo, at a radical table: you can also see Ada Rossi, the widow of the great Ernesto, who has come to sign for the referendums. Gianfranco held hands, together with his beloved wife Marina, in the house of Monteverde, as a sign of fraternity, in the last hours of his life. His is a legacy of freedom, battles, and responsibility ".
it on his Facebook page.
"The condolences of all of us at Europa Verde for the death of our friend Gianfranco Spadaccia, a historic Radical exponent of great value, protagonist of the battles and conquests for civil rights. Parent company during the 10th legislature in the European Federalist Environmentalist Group. Italy loses a politician who has always enjoyed great esteem and who leaves a profound mark on our civil and democratic history. "
Thus in a note the co-spokespersons and the President of the National Federal Council of Green Europe
Angelo Bonelli, Eleonora Evi and Marco Boato.
"Gianfranco Spadaccia was like an older brother for me and I think he was the same for many other radicals. From Adelaide Aglietta to Francesco Rutelli to Roberto Giachetti. I was immediately struck by his refined way of thinking, never taken for granted. And immediately, above all. thanks to him, I understood what civil disobedience was and the non-violent method to carry on that and many other battles ".
The leader of + Europe Emma Bonino
writes it on her social channels
"We were, with Marco and many others, among the architects of that promotion and conquest of civil rights in Italy. From divorce, to conscientious objection, from the reform of family law to the decriminalization of the crime of drug use, up to his arrest as secretary of the Radical Party, together with those of Adele Faccio and mine, who paved the way for the decriminalization of the crime of abortion and the law 194. He spent his life in political commitment, to the point of being, more recently, the first President of Più Europa, who helped found and grow. He is a shrewd journalist, a politician capable of always looking towards the future and an extraordinary person also for the kind and intelligent way of interfacing with others. His death it is a great loss for me and the whole country.Hi Gianfranco ", concludes Bonino.