Italy

“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…

Coronavirus in Europe: is the priority health or business?

Europe must study what has been done in China and what is being done in Korea and Italy against the coronavirus in order to imitate and improve the effective measures that have been taken. On 7 January, a few weeks…

Coronavirus and climate crisis: nothing will be the same again

The pounding and discomposed mobilization of politicians and media against the coronavirus reminds of Peter and the Wolf: what could we ever do to communicate a real emergency, when the climate crisis at the gates will begin to have a…

Appeal to the President of the Italian Republic and to all Mps

The sentence by the Milan Court of Assizes of 10 October 2017, deposited on 1 December 2017, documents in great detail the inhumane reality of the Libyan detention centres, where evidence of forced labour, torture and sexual violence against women…

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…

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…

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