Italy

COVID-19 crisis

Statement by ARCI, originally published in Italian, on 25 ottobre 2020, accessible here We are very disappointed to see that ...
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By Osservatorio Repressione Download the report here. Since the beginning of the COVID - 19 pandemic, in Italy, 226,699 people ...
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Extract from article originally published on TNI website, 14 April 2020 - accessible here Author: Francesco Martone [...] Italy was ...
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(Mediterranea - Saving Humans, 8 April 2020) The NGOs Sea-Watch, Doctors Without Borders, Open Arms and Mediterranea express their concern ...
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Article originally published in Italian, 7 April 2020 - accessible here Forum Disuguaglianze e Diversità and Rete dei Numeri Pari ...
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Freedom of association

Statement by ARCI, originally published in Italian, on 25 ottobre 2020, accessible here We are very disappointed to see that ...
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On 5 October, the Council of Ministers approved a new decree-law, proposed by President Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Luciana ...
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(Mediterranea - Saving Humans, 8 April 2020) The NGOs Sea-Watch, Doctors Without Borders, Open Arms and Mediterranea express their concern ...
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Extract from article published in Italian on Vita, 1 April 2020 - accessible here The FOIA, the comprehensive civic access ...
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By Casa Internazionale delle Donne Collective The International House of Women (CID) in Rome is a unique place in Europe ...
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Freedom of expression

Extract from article published in Italian on Vita, 1 April 2020 - accessible here The FOIA, the comprehensive civic access ...
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This street artist covers swastika graffitis with food paintings. A week ago a cherry bomb went off under his car, ...
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On May 23, the anti-fascist protest in Genoa against a rally of Casapound, a far right movement, was heavily suppressed ...
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(Ossigeno per l'informazione) On the dramatic theme of the criminal roots of the Mafia, on its influence on society and on ...
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(Map Media Freedom) 7 January 2019 - Members of neo-fascist groups assaulted a reporter and a photographer who was covering ...
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Freedom of assembly

On 5 October, the Council of Ministers approved a new decree-law, proposed by President Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Luciana ...
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NoTAP Resistance Fund - Fundraising initiatives on GoFundMe.com  The local resistance to the TAP pipeline, a huge EU-funded fossil gas ...
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By Osservatorio Repressione Download the report here. Since the beginning of the COVID - 19 pandemic, in Italy, 226,699 people ...
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Extract from article published in Italian on Vita, 1 April 2020 - accessible here The FOIA, the comprehensive civic access ...
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(featured photo: rally in Italy in favour of sea rescue by Repstatic.it) (ECNL) On 5 August 2019, the Italian Parliament ...
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By Osservatorio Repressione  (Translated with DeepL) The repression of all social struggles has been taking place for decades in Italy through the ...
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A new Security Decree is currently under discussion, targeting search and rescue NGOs as well as other forms of dissent.(Translated ...
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On May 23, the anti-fascist protest in Genoa against a rally of Casapound, a far right movement, was heavily suppressed ...
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(European Civic Forum on CIVICUS Monitor) A governmental decree on security is currently being discussed in the Italian parliament. The decree ...
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(350.org) Communities in Salento, in the southern ‘heel’ of Italy, are on the frontlines of the struggle to stop the Trans ...
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Institutional reactions

(OHCHR) GENEVA (18 July 2019) – UN human rights experts have expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings ...
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(OHCHR - GENEVA, 20 May 2019) – UN human rights experts* have condemned a proposed draft decree by Italy’s interior ...
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On 12 November 2018, a group of UN Special Rapporteurs wrote to the Italian government over concerns of violations of ...
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On 22 October, the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences and the Working Group on the ...
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(FRA) This note draws attention to the recent trend of criminalising search and rescue operations (SAR) in the Mediterranean Sea ...
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Other resources

NoTAP Resistance Fund - Fundraising initiatives on GoFundMe.com  The local resistance to the TAP pipeline, a huge EU-funded fossil gas ...
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Article originally published in Italian on Associazione Antigone, 14 Marzo 2020 - accessible here The tragic events of recent days ...
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In July 2019, we interviewed Alessandra Sciurba from the crew of Mediterranea. Of their story, Raffaella Bolini, Member of ARCI, ...
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(Mediterranea - Saving Humans) There is a movement of people that don’t fit in: who think that every human being has ...
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(Riace Premio Nobel per la Pace) A man and a community of former Magna Graecia, with the sense of hospitality of the ...
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