Tomorrow the No Ponte procession from Piazza Cairoli: arrival at Piazza Duomo


By John

The national NOPONTE procession is scheduled for tomorrow, at 3.30 pm, announced with an appeal launched by a varied coordination of committees, associations, parties, unions, in which over 70 acronyms from all over Italy have joined.
Added to the collective membership was the list, which will be made known on the occasion of the final speeches in Piazza Duomo, of personalities from the social, cultural and political fields, who, despite not being able to be physically present on 2 December in Messina, wanted demonstrate their closeness to the fight against the bridge.
Many citizens from all over Italy have already guaranteed their presence, as well as parliamentarians and national and regional leaders of associations, parties and unions. Also present were Father Alex Zanotelli and Mimmo Lucano.
The procession, which will start from Piazza Cairoli, will wind through the streets of the city center (viale San Martino, via S.Cecilia, via Cesare Battisti, via 1* Settembre) to end in Piazza Duomo, will have at its head a banner with a photo of the Strait of Messina and the phrase “You cannot touch the Strait”.

Among others, Fabio Granata, councilor for culture of Syracuse, former vice president of the Sicilian Region, will speak; Angelo Bonelli, national co-spokesperson for the Greens; Barbara Florida; senator of the M5S and president of the Rai supervisory committee; Anthony Barbagallo, regional secretary of the PD.


Anpi Messina, Arci Messina, CGIL Messina, Noponte Capo Peloro Committee, Instead of the Bridge, Italia Nostra Messina, Legambiente Sicilia, Legambiente Messina, Messina Common Good, Messina in progress, Poetic Resistance, Network of Middle Students Messina, Symphonia Laus, UDU Messina , UISP Messina, WWF Italy.

BCsicilia, Il Cantiere dell’InCanto, Accademia dei due Mari, Cmdb, Uisp Caltanissetta, Uisp Iblei, Uisp Sicilia, Uisp Giarre, Legambiente Etneo circle, Associazione 99%, Uisp Catania, Italia Nostra RC, Filt Cgil Messina, Tenants Union, ActionAid Italy, Mountain Wilderness, Pro Natura Federation, Greenpeace Italy, Lipu, Touring Club Italiano, Italia Nostra Nazionale, Piccola Comunità Nuovi Orizzonti, DonneVitaLibertà, EBN, Associazione Schierarsi, MAN, Mesogeo circle Legambiente Palermo, Legambiente dei Peloritani, the duckling circle Legambiente Priolo, Circolo Palermo Futura APS, National Legambiente, Legambiente Piazza Armerina, Il swan club Legambiente Caltagirone, Sikelion club Legambiente Ispica, Legambiente Melilli, Legambiente Palermo APS, Astra Association, Farisusu APS Association, GLICi.Ne. (Italian working group on the Black Stork), ASOIM (Association of Ornithological Studies of Southern Italy), Free Sicilians, Circolo Legambiente Nebrodi “Tiziano Granata”, Movimento Eucharistico Giovanile Messina, CAI, Oltre, Federconsumatori Messina, Parco Ecolandia

The participation of:

Green Europe, M5S, PD, +Europa, Italian Left, PMLI Catania, Messina Provincial Federation of the Communist Refoundation Party.