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Italy

News & Events: ERRC letter of concern to the Italian Parliament
18 December 1997

News & Events: ERRC submission to CERD documenting discrimination of and violence against Roma in Italy
5 March 1999

News & Events: Letter to Prime Minister of Italy
4 August 1999

News & Events: United Nations expresses concern about the treatment of Roma in Italy
22 March 1999

News & Events: Campland: Racial Segregation of Roma in Italy
3 November 2000

News & Events: ERRC letter to Italian Prime Minister
30 May 2000

News & Events: ERRC Letter to Italian Prime Minister
7 March 2000

News & Events: Appeal for Via dei Gordani
27 February 2001

News & Events: ERRC press release: Justice for Romani Families Collectively Expelled from Italy
14 November 2002

News & Events: ERRC Welcomes Concluding Observations of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on Italy
3 February 2003

Research & Advocacy: Down by law: police abuse of Roma in Italy
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: UN Committee reviews Italy's compliance with international human rights standards
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Police raids and deportations in Italy
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: ERRC Letter to Italian Prime Minister
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: Proposed housing for Roma in Italy blocked
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Roma rights workshop in Italy: new developments in Anti-Discrimination Law
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Horizontal Rule "Nomad" Women Need not Apply for Pregnancy Support
10 July 2002

News & Events: Continued Expulsions and Dismantling of Romani Camps in Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: An Outbreak of Anthropology in Italy: A New Government Publication Describes Roma as
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Romanian Roma Detained on Racist Grounds at Airport in Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Pogrom in Italy
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: Roma in Italy: forced nomadism
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: ERRC letter to the Italian Prime Minister
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Killings of Roma in Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Rights 2, 2002: Fortress Europe
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Kathryn D. Carlisle1 - Fortress Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Romani Couple Imprisoned and Child Removed from their Care in Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Proposed Police State in Romani Camps in Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Forced Exit: ERRC Legal Action in Italian Expulsion Case
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: European Commission against Racism and Intolerance Publishes Report on Italy
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Stealing children: institutionalising Romani children in Italy
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Hate speech and literature in Italy
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Authorities destroy Romani housing in Italy
3 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: Italian Authorities Continue To Forcibly Evict Roma Rendering Some Homeless
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Romani Camp Dismantled in Italy
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: The Health of Foreign Romani Children in Italy: Results of a Study in Five Camps of Roma from Macedonia and Kosovo
15 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Chronicle
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Italian Authorities Evict Another Romani Community
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Firebomb Attack on Romani Home in Italy
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Italian newspapers perpetuate anti-Romani stereotypes
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Grants awarded
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Anti-Romani action in Italy
7 November 2001

News & Events: Italian Authorities Threaten Roma from Kosovo and Other Parts of Serbia and Montenegro with Expulsion
22 February 2005

Research & Advocacy: Italian Law Enforcement Officials Abuse Romani Beggars
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Roma Continue to Face Police Abuse and Housing Problems in Italy
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Humiliating Treatment of Roma in Italy
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Abusive Raids, Round-Ups and Threats to Roma in Italy
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Reviews Italy
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Expelled from Italy
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Field report: Italy
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Anti-Romani Actions in Italy
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Harsh Immigration Law Passed in Italy
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Segregated on Public Transport in Italy
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Collective Expulsions of Roma Around Europe... And Again the European Court of Human Rights Rules the Practice Illegal
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Anti-Romani statements saturate Italian election campaigns
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Abuse in Romani camps in Italy
15 August 2001

News & Events: Complaint Concerning Racially Segregated Housing to be Heard by European Committee of Social Rights
21 December 2005

Research & Advocacy: Rom killed while begging near Naples, Italy
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Police raids in Romani camps in Rome, Italy
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Italian Court Stops Expulsion of Romani Family to Bosnia and Herzegovina
28 May 2004

News & Events: ERRC: Police Harassment of Roma in Italy - ERRC Letter of Concern: Harassment of Roma by Italian Police
1 June 2004

News & Events: ERRC Collective Complaint against Italy: Systematic Violations of Right to Adequate Housing - European Roma Rights Center Collective Complaint against Italy under the Revised European Social Charter: Systematic Violations of the Fundamental Rights of Roma to Adequate Housing
21 June 2004

Research & Advocacy: Keeping the Criminality Myth Alive: Stigmatisation of Roma through the Italian Media
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Italian Sinti Win Lawsuit Against Racist Political Party
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: ERRC Housing Complaint against Italy Declared Admissible by International Body
11 March 2005

Research & Advocacy: Securitate A La Italiana: Amprentare, violenţă extremă şi hărţuire ale romilor din Italia
11 September 2008

Research & Advocacy: Sicurezza All’italiana: Impronte Digitali, Violenza Estrema e Vessazioni contro Rom e Sinti in Italia
11 September 2008

News & Events: Anti-discrimination advocacy training for Roma in Italy
9 May 2005

Research & Advocacy: Extreme Degradation of Romani Woman by Italian Police
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Issues Concluding Observations on Italy
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Italian Right Wing Political Party Undertakes Racist Campaign Against Roma Following False Accusations Against Romani Women
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Attempted Arson Attack on Romani Camp in Italy
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: Several Romani Families Detained in Italy
22 July 2005

Research & Advocacy: International Advocacy Submissions within the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
11 September 2009

Research & Advocacy: Security a la Italiana: Fingerprinting, Extreme Violence and Harassment of Roma in Italy
11 September 2008

Research & Advocacy: Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Reports on the Situation of Roma
3 April 2006

News & Events: Italy Systemically Frustrates Right to Adequate Housing of Roma
24 April 2006

News & Events: Roundtable Meeting on Housing Segregation in Italy
11 May 2006

Research & Advocacy: European Committee of Social Rights finds Italy in Violation of the Revised European Social Charter
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: European Commission on Racism and Intolerance Reports on Italy
18 May 2007

News & Events: ERRC/osservAzione Request Urgent Action by Italian Authorities in Response to Anti-Romani Pacts
23 May 2007

Research & Advocacy: Italian Appeals Court Upholds Decision against Racist Political Party
19 June 2007

News & Events: Roma Rights Coalition Targets Italy at Upcoming UN Review - UN Racial Discrimination Committee to Review Italy, as Italian Police Continue to Terrorise Roma in Their Homes
18 January 2008

News & Events: Italian Politician and Media Brought Under Scrutiny for Anti-Romani Speech
12 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: National and Regional Officials Sign Discriminatory Pacts in Rome and Milan, Italy
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: Romanian Roma Targeted by Extremists in Italy
20 November 2007

Research & Advocacy: The First Roma Pavilion Opens at the Venice Biennale
20 November 2007

News & Events: Human Rights Coalition Welcomes CERD Concluding Observations on Italy
10 March 2008

News & Events: ERRC Calls Italian Government to Stop Anti-Romani Pogroms
19 May 2008

News & Events: ERRC Urges Italian Authorities to Go Ahead with Housing Project for Roma
9 June 2008

News & Events: ITALY CRISIS
9 June 2008

News & Events: NGO Coalition Urges CERD Intervention on Italy's Roma Crisis
3 July 2008

News & Events: Anti-Romani Developments in Italy Highlighted in a Report Launched by NGOs at the OSCE Meeting on Sustainable Roma Policy
10 July 2008

News & Events: Rights Groups Demand European Commission Clarify Its Position on Fingerprinting Roma in Italy
9 September 2008

News & Events: The European Roma Rights Centre Calls on the EU to Reaffirm Human Rights Standards in Policies on Roma
19 September 2008

Research & Advocacy: Roma Rights 2, 2008: Italy's Bad Example
18 March 2009

News & Events: Human Rights Groups Urge European Commission to Commence Infringement Proceedings against Italy
5 May 2009

News & Events: Italian court decision brings Europe one step closer to ending Romani statelessness
17 March 2016

News & Events: Rights Groups Urge International Action to Stop Evictions of Roma in Italy
5 May 2010

Strategic Litigation: ERRC v Italy, Collective Complaint 27/2004 (discrimination, housing)
20 June 2004

Resource Centre: Basic Facts on Roma - Italy
28 August 2010

Research & Advocacy: Campland: Racial Segregation of Roma in Italy
5 October 2000

Human Rights Education: ERRC apre le iscrizioni per il Corso di formazione per i Diritti dei Rom/Sinti
16 September 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Italy (March 2008)
7 March 2008

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Italy (March 1999)
5 March 1999

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Italy (June 2001)
29 June 2001

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CRC on Italy (January 2003)
13 January 2003

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CAT on Italy and Macedonia (April 1999)
28 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN UPR on Italy (February 2010)
8 February 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Violations of EC Law by Italy (May 2009)
4 May 2009

News & Events: ERRC Calls on Rome Authorities to Halt Practice of Forced Evictions
8 February 2011

Research & Advocacy: Il paese dei Campi
5 October 2000

Research & Advocacy: ERRC Executive Director Robert Kushen: Sticks and Stones and Words that Hurt: Roma Rights in Quotation
5 July 2011

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CEDAW on Italy (June 2011)
7 July 2011

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CRC on Italy (July 2011)
27 July 2011

Research & Advocacy: Istanza presentata dal Centro Europeo per i diritti dei Rom alla Commissione Europea in merito alle violazioni della legge comunitaria da parte dell’Italia (Maggio 2009)
4 May 2009

Research & Advocacy: Rapporto ERRC sull'Italia presentato al Comitato CEDAW delle Nazioni Unite (giugno 2011)
7 July 2011

News & Events: Romani Families Forced onto the Street by Continuing Evictions in Rome
27 October 2011

News & Events: ERRC Urges End to Anti-Roma Activity Under ‘Unlawful’ Italian State of Emergency
24 November 2011

News & Events: Italian Authorities Urged to Investigate Destruction of Roma Camp
15 December 2011

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Italy (January 2012)
28 January 2012

News & Events: New Decision on Italian State of Emergency Must Not Mean a Return to Anti-Roma Activity, Says ERRC
10 May 2012

News & Events: Italian Authorities Must Protect Roma Facing Violence in Pescara
18 May 2012

News & Events: ERRC editorial in L’Unita: The Routes of Roma
13 June 2012

Human Rights Education: Monica Murgia
28 June 2012

News & Events: Italy’s Forced Evictions of Roma Undermine National Policy Commitments
31 July 2012

News & Events: Italian Courts Must Respect Human Rights in Ruling on Relocation of Roma
7 November 2012

News & Events: ERRC urges Italy to Rethink Roma Evictions
21 December 2012

News & Events: Italy: Municipality of Rome Denies Social Housing to Roma Living in Formal Camps
27 February 2013

News & Events: “They did not give us anything….Now that a new baby is coming how can we live?”
26 March 2013

News & Events: Factsheet on the State of Emergency: Italy’s Disastrous Policies for Roma
26 March 2013

News & Events: State of Emergency: Timeline of Discrimination
26 March 2013

News & Events: ERRC and Sulejmanovic v Presidency of the Council of Ministers and others
26 March 2013

News & Events: Dictionary of Discrimination
26 March 2013

News & Events: Italy’s Highest Court to Rule on State of Emergency for Roma
26 March 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Italy (April 2013)
8 April 2013

News & Events: Far Right Groups Target Roma with Violent Protests in Italy
19 April 2013

News & Events: End of the Road for Italy’s Illegal State of Emergency
2 May 2013

News & Events: Italian Policies are Violating Human Rights of Roma
15 May 2013

Research & Advocacy: Italy: Country Profile 2011-2012
17 July 2013

News & Events: Theft Victims in Italy Asked to Tick ‘Gypsy’ box – NGOs Win Change
8 August 2013

News & Events: Roma Families Forcibly Evicted Against Their Will in Rome, as New Administration Fails to Learn From Mistakes of the Past
12 September 2013

News & Events: Forced to be Nomads: Milan Prefers to Evict Rather Than Integrate
25 November 2013

News & Events: Camp and Housing Rights of Roma in Italy
10 December 2013

News & Events: Italy’s Formal Camps don’t Work – New VIDEO from ERRC
10 December 2013

Research & Advocacy: Italia: Profilo del Paese 2011-2012
20 February 2014

News & Events: Milan Authorities Continue Evicting Roma
13 March 2014

News & Events: ERRC and Its Partner Asked Protection for Roma in Naples
14 March 2014

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN UPR on Italy (March 2014)
20 March 2014

News & Events: Italian PM’s Move Strengthens “Racism-free” Europe Ideal
8 April 2014

News & Events: Racial Discrimination, Deprivation, Segregation and Marginalisation as a Reinforcement of the Practice of Child Marriage
1 July 2014

News & Events: ERRC and its Partners sent a letter of concern on behalf of the proposed use of EU-funds for a segregated camp in Naples, Italy
28 November 2014

News & Events: ERRC e suoi partner hanno inviato una lettera alle autorità contro l'uso di fondi europei per la costruzione di un campo segregante a Napoli, Italia
28 November 2014

News & Events: Roma-only Tent Camp Set Up for Children and Elderly in Consenza
9 June 2015

News & Events: Municipality of Rome condemned for La Barbuta Camp: for the first time in Europe an official Roma-only settlement ruled discriminatory
10 June 2015

Strategic Litigation: Domestic Cases: Access to Housing
11 August 2015

Strategic Litigation: Domestic Cases: Identity Documents
7 March 2016

News & Events: Historic criminal conviction for a violent assault to a Roma camp in Italy
17 July 2015

Strategic Litigation: Domestic Cases: Italy
10 August 2015

News & Events: European Court issues emergency measure to stop Italy from evicting Roma family
25 March 2016

News & Events: Moving Roma away from a toxic waste dump mustn’t result in further segregation – NGOs protest
10 February 2016

News & Events: Italy: Authorities placed Roma from Masseria del Pozzo in inhumane conditions
24 June 2016

News & Events: Milan Authorities Close Lombroso Shelter Making Roma Homeless
30 September 2016

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Italy (October 2016)
10 October 2016

News & Events: Romani Emergency Shelter Closed in Rome: Families Pushed onto Streets as Winter Begins to Bite
28 October 2016

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Italy (February 2017)
14 February 2017

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Italy (April 2016)
25 April 2016

News & Events: EU Executive fails to act as pregnant Romani women and infants are rendered homeless in Italy
14 June 2017

News & Events: Italy: Around 150 Roma in Naples Again at Risk Forced Eviction & Homelessness
14 July 2017

Strategic Litigation: Petrache and Tranca v Italy (2016)
24 November 2017

ERRC submission to UN HRC on Hungary (February 2018)

14 February 2018

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary to the UN Human Rights Committee for consideration at its 122nd session (12 Narch - 6 April 2018).

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The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England

24 January 2018

Romani and Traveller children in England are much more likely to be taken into state care than the majority population, and the numbers are rising. Between 2009 and 2016 the number of Irish Travellers in care has risen by 400% and the number of Romani children has risen 933%. The increases are not consistent with national trends, and when compared to population data, suggest that Romani and Traveller children living in the UK could be 3 times more likely be taken into public care than any other child. 

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Families Divided: Romani and Egyptian Children in Albanian Institutions

21 November 2017

There’s a high percentage of Romani and Egyptian children in children’s homes in Albania – a disproportionate number. These children are often put into institutions because of poverty, and then find it impossible ever to return to their families. Because of centuries of discrimination Roma and Egyptians in Albania are less likely to live in adequate housing, less likely to be employed and more likely to feel the effects of extreme poverty.

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