Comrade Franco Fontana

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Arabic translation: 

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Announcing the departure of the internationalist comrade

Franco Fontana (Joseph)

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The comrade was born in the city of Bologna Italy in 1946

He joined the ranks of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine in the mid-seventies, participating in many guerrilla operations in southern Lebanon during the response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982

He was known for his deep connection to the Palestinian cause, as he insisted on coming to Lebanon to be on the side of the Palestinian people in their struggle for their national rights, especially the right of return, and he remained a fighter until he was martyred on 5/6/2015