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The Paris effect: Looking for ISIS in the wrong place

The November attacks in Paris had an unknown, but quite foreseeable, effect on Italy. Even though the traditional targets (the Vatican, synagogues, metros and stations) are under surveillance, Italian newspapers keep reminding us all that traditional types of terrorism are … Continue reading

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Killing in Tunis and Italian justice

Touil’s freedom marks a shift in our democracy – although he is unaware of it. Touil is free, the judges say ‘No’ to the Identification and Expulsion Centre and to expulsion. On 20 May 2015, Abdel Majid Touil, a 22 … Continue reading

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[en] Capital Mafia: fascists, politicians, cooperatives and the Roman mob

There are many ways to begin the story of the 37 people arrested and the related police seizures which took place in Rome on 2 December. You can begin from the right, from the left, from the extreme poverty of … Continue reading

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[fr] Attaque raciste contre un centre pour demandeurs d’asile à Rome

Les faits Les nuits du 10 et 11 novembre, un groupe de résidents italiens a attaqué un centre pour demandeurs d’asile à Tor Sapienza, une des banlieues de Rome. Les agresseurs, une centaine lors des deux nuits, dont quelques-uns au … Continue reading

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[en] Racist attack on political asylum seekers’ centre in Rome and new project for Italian right

Facts and chronology On the nights of November 10 and 11 a group of Italian residents attacked a centre for political asylum seekers in Tor Sapienza, a suburban neighbourhood in Rome. The attackers, about 100 on both nights, some of … Continue reading

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[en] Ancona’s centre-left city council evicts housing occupation

On 5 February 2014 Ancona’s centre-left city council evicted refugees and homeless people from the Casa de Nialtri housing occupation. The Casa was a former infant school (disused for three years) which had been occupied on 22 December by people from a … Continue reading

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[en] The Lampedusa Charter

Over the past weekend (31 January – 2 February), a large number of North African and European associations, movements and networks concerned with migrants’ issues met on the Italian island of Lampedusa. The aim was to put together a charter … Continue reading

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