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The first post, authored by Annalisa Ciampi (Univ. of Verona), analyses the legal and diplomatic saga of the Italian marines that were arrested in India in February 2012, accused of shooting two Indian fishermen off the coast of the Kerala region, mistaking them for pirates, as they were guarding an Italian oil tankers (the Enrica Lexie). In addition, another post by Cesare Pitea (Univ. of Parma) provides links to relevant documents of the case, and to comments and analysis by Italian and international scholars.
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