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Lootings in Palermo: Cosa Nostra After Coronavirus

18 Apr, 2020
Dr Vincenzo Scalia

Territorial control is a crucial activity for many criminal organisations. Italian mafias, in particular, consider the territory they originate from as a crucial resource. It is the place they wield an extra-legal political authority, recruit members, extort illegal tributes, and operate as brokers within the local community. While globalisation has increasingly…

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