"It is time to break the vicious circle whereby a political assassination leads to fresh laws, followed by new trials and convictions, and then a sense of complacency until the next major assassination," explained Signor Luciano Violante, of the Parliamentary anti-Mafia commission, opening the informal summit in Florence. The magistrates believe that long-term success can be achieved by attacking Mafia culture in the classroom.
ITALY Leading judges and public prosecutors want children to learn about the Mafia at school. The idea is not new, but this time a summit meeting of magistrates from the front line of the never-ending war against the Mafia has called for educazione alla legilita to become an integral part of the timetable.
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