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  • Report: Italian Writer Oriana Fallaci Dies

    09/15/2006 12:02:11 AM PDT · by lizol · 49 replies · 1,290+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Friday, September 15, 2006
    Report: Italian Writer Oriana Fallaci Dies The Associated Press Friday, September 15, 2006; 2:50 AM ROME -- Veteran journalist and writer Oriana Fallaci, a former war correspondent best known for her abrasive interviews and provocative stances, has died, Italian news reports said Friday. She was 76. Fallaci, who had been diagnosed with cancer years ago, died in a Florence hospital, the Italian agencies ANSA and Apcom said. The reports said that she had been hospitalized for days. Fallaci, a former Resistance fighter and war corespondent who was hardly seen in public, had lived in New York for years. During her...
  • Oriana Fallaci goes on trial for anti-Muslim book

    06/27/2005 2:53:40 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 95 replies · 7,737+ views
    United Press International ^ | 10/9/2005 | Elizabeth Bryant
    PARIS, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A second author Wednesday went to trial in Paris in as many months on charges of inciting racial hatred for a book that has denigrating passages on Islam. The latest case involves "Rage and Pride," a best-selling novel by Italian writer Oriana Fallaci. One plaintiff, the anti-racist group MRAP, wants the book banned from France altogether. Two others, including the Human Rights League, simply want disclaimers that its disparaging passages on Islam don't accurately reflect the Muslim religion. Fallaci, 72, who has cancer, was not present during the opening hearing. But her lawyer, Christophe Bigot,...