Tag Archives: occupation

[en] 280 people occupy building in Bologna

A large building in Bologna, immediately in front of the Municipality’s offices, has just been occupied by 280 people. Many have been living on the streets or in the train station after losing their jobs and homes during the crisis. … 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] Explosive device outside occupied building in Rome

During the night of July 7 an explosive device was left in front of an occupied building in Rome. Inside the building the occupiers were celebrating their first three months of residence whilst outside a BMW dropped off a bag containing … Continue reading

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[en] Hospital workers fight police in Milan

It has been a week of renewed struggle at Milan’s San Raffaele Hospital, with mass meetings, rooftop occupations, demonstrations and fights with the police. After months of calm since the last round of protests at the end of 2012, Monday … Continue reading

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[en] Richard-Ginori: still turmoil

Richard-Ginori, famous around the world for the production of porcelain, is one of the best known “Made in Italy” names. The firm’s production plant has been in Sesto Fiorentino, near Florence, since 1735. In August 2012, due to the firm’s … Continue reading

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[en] The Right to Education: Eviction and Clashes in Torino

In 2011, 180,000 students in Italy were eligible for financial aid; however, only 150,000 ended up receiving it. The other 30,000 students were denied aid despite their eligibility. In spite of the fact that the right to education is enshrined … Continue reading

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[en] Occupy Cinecittà

Since it’s foundation in 1937 Cinecittà has been synonymous with Italian Cinema. Particularly during the post-war period the films made by the studio created the mystique of the “dolce vita” that still shapes the stereotypical image of Italy abroad. Despite … Continue reading

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