On 10 February the Colosseum will be illuminated in memory of Eluana Englaro, who passed away on 9 February at 20.10 after 17 years in a persistent vegetative state following a car accident. Feeding tubes keeping her alive were removed on 6 February after her father had won a long and complicated legal battle establishing it was her will that she should die.

Although the Italian ministry of health issued an order in January banning all hospitals from suspending her life support, Eulana