Filippo Turetta has been extradited from Germany to Italy to face charges for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Giulia Cecchettin.
Why it matters
The case has drawn attention to the issue of violence against women in Italy and has sparked widespread protests. It highlights the need for action to address gender-based violence and protect women.
What the papers say
The case has been covered by multiple sources, including The Economist, AP News, Gulf News, South China Morning Post, The Independent, Politico, New York Times, and Al Jazeera. The sources provide different perspectives on the case, with some focusing on the extradition process and others highlighting the broader issue of violence against women in Italy.
How we got here
Giulia Cecchettin, a 22-year-old university student, went missing after meeting with her ex-boyfriend, Filippo Turetta. Her body was later found with multiple stab wounds. The case has sparked outrage in Italy and led to protests against violence against women.
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Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a sovereign country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and is considered part of western Europe.
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Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe. Covering an area of 357,022 square kilometres, it lies between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south.