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[en] New trial over Stefano Cucchi’s death in custody

Italian newspapers, media and people on social media have started talking about Stefano Cucchi’s death again. That’s because the results of a legal report about the causes of his death were published on 4th October, suggesting that he died because … Continue reading

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[en] Aldrovandi killers to return to uniform

In Ferrara last week, on 22 January, a Department of Security disciplinary commission reinstated the four police officers responsible for the death of Federico Aldrovandi. Aldrovandi was a teenager when he was murdered on 25 September 2005 by being brutally … Continue reading

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[en] Italian prisons and detention: an info sheet

Introduction On January 9, 2013, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg fined Italy €100,000 for its inhuman living conditions for prisoners, ordering the government to implement changes within a year. The verdict was given on a case brought … Continue reading

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