How the Assassination of an Anti-mafia Hero Changed Sicily

Sicilian judge Giovanni Falcone was murdered after handing down hundreds of convictions against the mafia.

The following article appears on The Local.

On May 23rd 1992, Sicilian judge and anti-mafia campaigner Giovanni Falcone was assassinated in broad daylight: a crime that marked a turning point on the southern island.

Falcone was killed by a bomb that was placed under his car on a highway near the town of Capaci.

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