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After graduating in Humane Letters from University of Padua, she earned a PhD in Sociology of the Communication from CEU University in Valencia. She was the editorial and communication director of the Oasis International Foundation from November 2011 to August 2015. Since September 2015 she has been the communication director of the Fondazione Avsi. She is the author of Dove guarda l’Indonesia. Cristiani e musulmani nel paese del sorriso (Marcianum Press 2006), that won the Capri-San Michele Award. She won the journalistic prize A. Basso 2004, and she got a special mention of the Vesce - Prize for the information quality 2006—2007 for her reportage from Kosovo. Her last publication is the book entitled Un giornalismo per uomini vivi (Edizioni Messagero, Padova 2014).
With whole communities of persecuted Christians fleeing north, a bit of Middle East has been transplanted in Sweden. There, amidst surprising opportunities and risks of “rejection”, something is happening: a reciprocal contagion and a greater realization, on the part of the refugees, not only of the value of their bimillenary traditions risking extinction but also of the openings for something new to be born. Particularly in a small town to the south of Stockholm where a third of the population is now made up of Eastern Christians.
All they need is a low-cost flight to Istanbul then they vanish across the Syrian border, into the Caliphate's army. They're youngsters, sometimes even minors, who were raised and educated in Europe but can no longer stand it, and leave it behind. What triggered them? What do they hope spilling blood will offer them?