On 6th October 2009 two events took place in Rome: the FNSI -National Italian Press Agency- “To save the freedom of the information” and the one called by the Committees of the temporary school employees to protest against the financial cuts applied by the government and the policies over this type of work contract. In the afternoon the demonstration of the FNSI began in Piazza del Popolo.
The meeting was in fact expected since the 19th September but was put off after the attack in Kabul where 6 Italian soldiers lost their lives.
The mobilization was called to save the freedom of the press which shall not be put under a leash. It was attended by high renowned spokespeople of the national and international press and representatives of the opponent parties and characters such as the Nobel Prize Mr Dario Fo and the writer an journalist Roberto Saviano.
More than 300 coaches answered to the FNSI call in Rome. Other cities such as London, Paris and Brussels where similar events took place were as crowded as Rome.