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ITALY CRISIS

9 June 2008

This special section of the ERRC's website contains relevant information and links related to the anti-Romani crisis that has been growing in Italy since May 2007, culminating in anti-Romani pogroms in Naples and Milan in May 2008. This page includes links to actions undertaken by the ERRC in response to the developments in Italy, links to actions by other organisations active on these issues, as well as links to relevant articles published by Italian and international media.

For further information on the ERRC's position on developments in Italy, please contact:

Tara Bedard, ERRC Programmes Coordinator, tara.bedard@errc.org (English)
 

NEW REPORT in English, Italian and Romanian: Security a la Italiana: Fingerprinting, Extreme Violence and Harassment of Roma in Italy.


ERRC Actions:

Actions by other organisations:

Relevant media articles:

The ERRC is not responsible for the content of information published by other organisations or media houses and provides these links here as a reference only.

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ERRC submission to the European Commission on the EU Roma Framework (February 2016)

19 February 2016

Written comments by the ERRC to the European Commission on progress in 2015 with the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies (NRIS).

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ERRC submission to UN CEDAW on the Czech Republic (January 2016)

22 January 2016

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning the Czech Republic to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women at the 63th session (23 February 2016). 

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Combating Hate Crime and Hate Speech in France and Italy

4 February 2016

Introduction

For years, the ERRC has been documenting hate crime and hate speech in various countries. With support from the Open Society Initiative for Europe, the ERRC is carrying out a project designed to expose the extent of anti-Roma hate crime and hate speech in France and Italy and improve the authorities' response to these problems. The purpose of this project is to introduce a new methodology for this work and apply it in these two Western European countries, where the extent of anti-Roma hate speech and hate crime is largely recognised, but poorly documented or addressed. 

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