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Day of the Sacrifice of the Italian Labour Abroad. 66th anniversary of the Marcinelle disaster (8 August 2022)

Date:

08/08/2022


Day of the Sacrifice of the Italian Labour Abroad. 66th anniversary of the Marcinelle disaster (8 August 2022)

 

Today, like every year, we commemorate the "Day of the Sacrifice of the Italian Labour Abroad" to acknowledge the sacrifices by Italian labourers abroad.

The commemoration takes place on the occasion of the mining disaster occured at the Bois du Cazier coal mine at Marcinelle, Belgium, in 1956, where 262 miners lost their lives. 136 were Italians.

To read the statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation click here.


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