(ANSA) – CIVITANOVA MARCHE, 06 AUGUST – “We all have the right to be alive. Justice for Alika”, the written in English and Italian on a banner with the green and white colors of Nigeria, is leading the procession, which includes also about 500 Nigerians from all over Italy, present the Italian anti-racist coordination, which started from in front of the Civitanova Marche stadium for an initiative of solidarity with the family of Alika Ogorchuckwu. The 39-year-old Nigerian street vendor was killed on July 29 in the street with beatings and ‘crushed’ to the ground, after begging from 32-year-old Filippo Ferlazzo from Salerno, now in prison.
At the head of the ‘snake’ also Alika’s wife, Charity Oriakhi: “my husband was a good and calm person with everyone, he played and greeted everyone. I want justice for my husband”. Together with her, accompanied by the family lawyer, lawyer. Francesco Mantella, two of Alika’s six brothers. “Love your neighbor as yourself”, reads another sign displayed by the demonstrators who have begun to move in the direction of the Municipality of Civitanova (present among others the mayor Fabrizio Ciarapica) to the cry of “All we want justice”, we all want justice. Alika’s family members wear black shirts with white words “Justice for Alika” and the other green or white shirts. (HANDLE).