Italy

28.08.2019

From Rome to Athens, squatting is under attack

From Rome to Athens, squatting is under attack

In July of this year New Democracy came to power in Greece with a promise to crack down on immigration and the networks of solidarity surrounding refugees. In the last few weeks they have started to put this process into action suggesting that they are ‘cleaning up Exarcheia’, evicting… »

27.08.2019

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence in Slovenia, for an international Gulf of Peace, free from nuclear weapons

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence in Slovenia, for an international Gulf of Peace, free from nuclear weapons

The 2nd edition of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence will start on October 2 this year. As in the first edition, the March will pass through the Alpe Adria region and will arrive in Trieste on 26 February 2020, opening the campaign for an International Gulf of Peace,… »

11.08.2019

SOA graduates sentenced in Italy for their roles in Operation Condor

SOA graduates sentenced in Italy for their roles in Operation Condor

By SOA Watch In July, an Italian appeals court sentenced 24 former officials from Bolivia, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay to life in prison for their roles in Operation Condor — a brutal and extremely deadly US-backed operation in the 1970s and 1980s that targeted leftists, activists, social movement leaders, and… »

04.07.2019

Carola is free. Solidarity march in Palermo

Carola is free. Solidarity march in Palermo

«On the day of the long and passionate solidarity march in Palermo, Carola Rackete, the commander of Sea-Watch 3 moored in Lampedusa with 42 immigrants fleeing from war and poverty, returns free after four days of house arrest,” according to an extensive Post of the Palermo Anti-Racist Forum. “The… »

12.06.2019

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’

German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years in Prison For Saving Refugees. We have only followed international law, especially the law of the sea, where the highest priority is to save people from distress.” by Eoin Higgins, staff writer For Common Dreams A German boat captain faces… »

28.12.2018

Campaign to award the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 to the town of Riace, Italy

Campaign to award the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 to the town of Riace, Italy

In Italy, a network of civil society organizations, NGOs and local authorities is promoting a campaign to award the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Riace. This small town in the south, poor and depopulated due to emigration and lack of work, has been reborn thanks to an innovative model of… »

24.11.2018

Maso Notarianni: “Everyone is welcome on board Mediterranea Saving Humans”

Maso Notarianni: “Everyone is welcome on board Mediterranea Saving Humans”

Migration policy, civil disobedience and tangible gestures of solidarity. We talk to Maso Notarianni, a journalist, director of Italian association ARCI and member of Mediterranea Saving Humans. How did the launch of the Mediterranea Saving Humans project come about? The idea has been in many people’s heads for a long… »

11.09.2018

Riccardo Gatti of Open Arms: we won’t surrender

Riccardo Gatti of Open Arms: we won’t surrender

How should we react to the closure of Italian and Maltese ports, to the criminalisation of solidarity and to the misrepresentation of facts? We speak to Riccardo Gatti, the Captain of the Astral and Head of Mission of the Open Arms, the boats that belong to the Spanish NGO Proactiva… »

02.05.2018

#Truth for Sana

#Truth for Sana

Women’s March Milan supports the call for truth in the reported honor killing of young Italian-Pakistani woman Sana Cheema. We join the voices of activists Wajahat Abbas Kazmi, Sveva Basirah Balzini and Elena De Piccoli in demanding the #TruthForSana from Pakistani and Italian authorities. We cannot rest until a cause of… »

31.01.2018

Nuclear disarmament: an avalanche of local authority motions for Italy to reconsider

Nuclear disarmament: an avalanche of local authority motions for Italy to reconsider

We spoke with Lisa Clark, an Italian pacifist with a great track record, among many other things co-president of the International Peace Bureau; we interviewed her as Italian coordinator for Mayors for Peace, one of the international organizations that are a part of ICAN. As Pressenza is also in ICAN,… »

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