Lotta alla mafia e societa' contadina, le origini. (27 images)

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After the second world war Sicily was socially organized in a feudal system, during this time a strong peasant movement was struggling for a real implementation of a new agrarian reform, which was going to redistribute the uncultivated lands of few landlords. Hundreds of thousands of people, mainly farmers and trade unionists, were going to occupy lands to sow them. They clashed with a fierce reaction by the "mafia" and often also by the police forces, both acting to protect the...
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