In May 1971, a group of Irish feminists staged a protest to legalise contraception. They travelled from the Republic of Ireland by train over the border to Belfast in Northern Ireland, where it was legal. There they bought whatever contraceptives they could get over the counter. When challenged by border guards on their return to Dublin, they refused to hand over their contraband and were cheered by crowds.
Speaking out about the mafia can come at a price and for writer Roberto Saviano that has meant 10 years living under police protection. In a book published in 2006, he exposed the activities of the Camorra, a mafia organisation based in Naples, described as Italy's most bloody and ruthless criminal group.
+David Paley fair point and equally youth of today, could learn from these people as many make a long journey and managed to keep their I phones intact, though sadly passports and ID papers alas not as robust as today's smartphone's.
So much that can be learned from others. Sadly though criminals still gain :-(
+Paul Gray not exactly like that...its more off like his a lieing tosser and has been caught so ignore what he says and listen to others...even if they have the same view. A known fabricator should have all his comments authenticated and scrutinised.
Since the late nineteenth century pretty much every aspect of our lives has changed. The invention of trains, television, cars, and medicine saw an unbelievable transformation in daily life all across the globe. But have we got complacent with innovation?