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[en] Italy does not tolerate organised protest: students prosecuted

At the end of 2010, there was widespread protest by students and university precarious workers against the reform of the university system in Italy. This reform took place during Silvio Berlusconi’s government, and was drafted by minister Mariastella Gelmini. If … Continue reading

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[en] Police repression in Bologna (Video)

As the promoters of the municipal referendum on public schools were celebrating their victory, violent clashes took place between students and police in Bologna on May 27, 2013. After several rounds of confrontations, students fought back and outnumbered the police, … Continue reading

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[en] ExCuem bookshop eviction in Milan

Ex Cuem was founded by a group of students at the University Statale di Milano. They reopened the CUEM, an independent 40 year-old bookshop that went bankrupt in October 2011 due to debt and false accounting, closing its 150m2 premises. … Continue reading

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[en] FIOM strike and student demonstrations

The union FIOM (the metalworkers’ federation affiated to CGIL) held an eight-hour  general strike on December 5 (in Lombardy, Marche and Tuscany) and on December 6 (in all other regions of Italy) to protest against the separate agreement signed by … Continue reading

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[en] School and anti-fascist demonstrations, November 24

On November 24 2012, three different demonstrations took place in Rome and in other cities. In the morning, two separate rallies marched through the capital, both protesting against cuts in school budgets. The first was led by the COBAS union, … Continue reading

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[en] European strike: a list of (about) all demonstrations in Italy

Agrigento: demonstration outside the prefecture. Alessandria: in the bankrupt city, the protest was led by public employees, demonstrating against cuts by the central government. Ancona: approximately 1.000 people (students, workers, migrants) marched through the city. The movement part of the … Continue reading

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[en] 14N European strike: Bologna

Four rallies, involving 10,000 people, crossed Bologna as part of the European general strike on 14 November 2012. The rallies left at 9 a.m. from different parts of the city, marching along all major streets, from those of the university … Continue reading

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