Italy

144 of the 170 migrants on board of Humanity 1 disembark in Catania

The NGO ‘Sos Humanity’ ship Humanity 1 arrived in the port of Catania on Saturday night, with 179 shipwrecked people on board. As provided for in the new decree, a health inspection has been carried out to identify frail women…

Italian elections: abstention and the far right

The first statistic of the Italian political elections is the record abstention rate: 64% of voters, confirming the distrust of the electorate towards the political system damaged by changes in programmes and alliances, by an incomprehensible electoral system that rewards…

Collective murals from Chile to Italy. Interview with Eduardo “Mono” Carrasco

We had the opportunity to interview Eduardo “Mono” Carrasco, a famous Chilean muralist exiled in Italy since the military coup. He still lives in a small village in the province of Alessandria and, although held back by Covid, he is…

Let’s embrace Riace and Mimmo Lucano

On the first weekend of November 2021, hundreds followed the “Call for Art” and demonstrated in Riace under the slogan “Abbracciamo Riace e Mimmo Lucano” (Let’s embrace Riace and Mimmo Lucano). There was also a manifestation for Riace and Mimmo…

Italy: Serious attack on democracy

On 9 October, militants of the neo-fascist extreme right took advantage of a massive demonstration in Rome, called to protest against the compulsory vaccination certificate [1] against Covid-19, to go towards the Italian government and violently attack the national headquarters…

“It’s worse than prison”: appeal to close Milan Repatriation Centre for undocumented migrants

The Permanent Centre for Repatriation (CPR) located in Corelli street, Milan, Italy, earned its nickname ‘Milan’s Little Guantanamo’ when it was closed after numerous complaints of violence and power abuse in 2013 (at the time its name was CIE, Centre…

Sea-Watch defends itself against unlawful blockade

Today, on Friday, Sea-Watch has filed an appeal against the blockade of the Sea-Watch 4 at the Administrative Court in Palermo. Italian authorities had blocked the rescue ship after a port state control on 19.09.2020 under flimsy grounds. According to…

Italy: a vote to be safe, hoping to return to “normal”

The Italian elections (a referendum, regional and administrative elections) have, as usual, upset the predictions of the pollsters who had given overwhelming victories to the center-right in an anti- government sense. What happened is exactly the opposite: despite the evident…

Chronicle from Coronaland 14 March

In the end, when living under extraordinary conditions, with intense worry excluding no one, causing suffering for many, we discover a profound reality: I exist because you exist. What we are experiencing nullifies everything that we were taught and have…

How to grow through a social crisis: appeal to a humanity we love

The world is experiencing a deep crisis, everyone is called to change their lifestyle and reorganize their future, suspending most of their own projects. The present is severely limited and the future seems to be blocked. Therefore, it is not indifferent…

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