FRANCE: The French Ligue des Droits de l’Homme takes legal action against the government’s decree banning public gatherings and freedom of assembly

UPDATE 16- June 2020: On 12 June 2020, the Council of State declared that the ban on demonstrations is not justified by the current health situation when the "barrier measures"…

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ITALY: The right to assembly and protest during the lockdown
Detainees protest on the roofs of the San Vittore prison in Milan, northern Italy, 09 March 2020. Violent protests broke out on the day in 27 Italian prisons against the novel coronavirus restrictions affecting the country with many inmates asking for an amnesty due to the virus emergency. Serious riots are taking place at San Vittore in Milan and Rebibbia in Rome where, as well as burning mattresses, some inmates attacked the infirmaries, media reported. ANSA/ANDREA FASANI

ITALY: The right to assembly and protest during the lockdown

By Osservatorio Repressione Download the report here.   Since the beginning of the COVID - 19 pandemic, in Italy, 226,699 people were infected, 65,129 are currently positive and, above all,…

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