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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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[en] Turin’s ExMoi occupation: the story so far

The story of ExMoi begins with two open wounds: the countless empty buildings in Turin, and the countless refugees living on Italian streets and in Italian train stations. Back in 2006, the Turin municipality and the national government spent over … Continue reading

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[fr] La mafia capitale : la mafia romaine entre fascistes, politiciens et cooperatives

Il y a plusieurs points de départ pour commencer à raconter ce qui émerge des 37 arrestations et séquestrations menées par la police à Rome le 2 décembre dernier : on peut partir de la droite, de la gauche, de … 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] 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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