World Peace Hitchhiker Found Murdered in Turkey

Italian performance artist hitchhiking in Turkey found dead.

She wanted to prove you could put your trust in the kindness of humankind.
She was proved wrong.

Bride on Tour Pippa Bacca (Incertezzacreativa)
She had put her trust in the kindness of humankind but ended up losing her life instead.
The naked body of Italian hitchhiker and performance artist Giuseppina Pasqualino di Marineo was found stashed in the bushes in Turkey.
LGF and the BBC reported:

An Italian woman artist who was hitch-hiking to the Middle East dressed as a bride to promote world peace has been found murdered in Turkey.

The naked body of Giuseppina Pasqualino di Marineo, 33, known as Pippa Bacca, was found in bushes near the northern city of Gebze on Friday.

She had said she wanted to show that she could put her trust in the kindness of local people.

Turkish police say they have detained a man in connection with the killing.

This story ought to be forwarded to Jimmy Carter.

UPDATE: Women in Turkey held a silent protest for the murdered peace artist on Monday:

A Turkish womens’ rights advocate holds a banner that reads: ‘We are angry!’ during a silent protest in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, April 14, 2008. Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly condemned the murder of an Italian artist and activist who went missing while hitchhiking in Turkey dressed in a wedding gown to appeal for peace. Turkish police found the body of Giuseppina Pasqualino di Marineo, 33, and a court charged a man suspected of killing the artist with murder Saturday. (AP Photo/Murad Sezer)

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