Marcello Di Finizio: “Stop this massacre! Help us Pope Francis”
ROME – May 20, 2013, a man climb onto a ledge of the St-Peter’s Basilica to protest against austerity measures.
May 2o 2013, Marcello Di Finizio climbs onto a ledge on the dome of St Peter’s Basilica and unfurls a banner protesting against a “political horror show,” an apparent reference to Italy’s embattled coalition struggling with recession and high unemployment.
Italy is stuck in its longest recession since quarterly records began in 1970, and jobless rates are close to record highs.