Italy

Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame By Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia Anti-Roma feeling in many European countries still translates into official policies that result in segregation of Roma from the rest of society, deepening and exacerbating their existing poverty and marginalization. Media Node:  Roma evictions Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Germany 51° 42' 31.9608" N, 10° 38' 5.1576" E See map: Google Maps “Anti-Roma feeling in many European countries still translates into official policies that result in segregation of Roma from the rest of society, deepening and exacerbating their existing poverty and marginalization” Source:  Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia Date:  Fri, 26/10/2012

Global day of action to end housing discrimination against Roma in Italy - 21 September 2012

Headline Title:  Global day of action to end discrimination against Roma in Italy The Italian authorities will be urged to end systematic housing discrimination against Roma across the country on Saturday 22 September, when thousands of Amnesty International supporters across th Tens of thousands of Amnesty International activists worldwide urge the authorities to stop forced evictions and segregation. Media Node:  Roma in Italy Video: Roma in Italy Twitter Tag:  italy Story Location:  Rome Italia 41° 53' 60" N, 12° 30' 0" E “Back in February Mario Monti’s government promised the European Union that it would stop segregation and promote access to adequate housing for Roma. More than six months have passed and nothing has been done to fulfil such promises.” Source:  David Diaz-Jogeix, Deputy Director of Amnesty International's Europe and Central Asia Programme Date:  Fri, 21/09/2012

En Italie, les Roms restent soumis à la ségrégation, sans perspective de changement

Les lois, politiques et pratiques discriminatoires qui marginalisent les membres de la communauté rom en Italie doivent être modifiées de toute urgence, a déclaré Amnesty International dans un rapport publié le 12 septembre. Les lois, politiques et pratiques discriminatoires qui marginalisent les membres de la communauté rom en Italie doivent être modifiées de toute urgence, a déclaré Amnesty International dans un rapp

Italy’s Roma still segregated and without prospects - 12 September 2012

Headline Title:  Italy’s Roma still segregated and without prospects Discriminatory laws, policies and practices which marginalize Italy’s Roma must be urgently changed, Amnesty international said in a briefing published today. Discriminatory laws, policies and practices which marginalize Italy’s Roma must be urgently changed. Media Node:  Italy Roma forced evictions Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Italy 42° 2' 2.6232" N, 13° 0' 28.1268" E “The Italian government is not living up to its international obligations and to its commitments to the European Commission. Children, women and men living in camps continue to be evicted without adequate consultation, notice and alternative housing. Inhabitants of informal camps are the worst affected and continue to be kicked out at every opportunity.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Director of the Europe and Central Asia Programme Date:  Wed, 12/09/2012

Italie. Le naufrage près de Lampedusa rappelle tragiquement l’incapacité de l’UE à protéger les migrants en danger

Le naufrage d’un bateau transportant des migrants vers l’île de Lampedusa, au sud de l’Italie, illustre de manière criante la nécessité pour les gouvernements de l’Union européenne (UE) de redoubler d’efforts afin de porter secours et d’aider les personnes démunies qui arrivent sur leurs rivages, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le naufrage d’un bateau transportant des migrants vers l’île de Lampedusa, au sud de l’Italie, illustre de manière criante la nécessité pour les gouvernements de l’Union européenne (UE) de redouble

Italia: El naufragio en Lampedusa recuerda la falta de protección de la UE a migrantes en situación de riesgo

El hundimiento de un barco que llevaba a migrantes a la isla meridional italiana de Lampedusa pone de relieve la necesidad de que los gobiernos de la Unión Europea tomen más medidas para mejorar el salvamento y la ayuda a las personas desposeídas que llegan a sus costas. El hundimiento de un barco que llevaba a migrantes a la isla meridional italiana de Lampedusa pone de relieve la necesidad de que los gobiernos de la Unión Europea tomen más medidas para mejorar

Italy: Lampedusa shipwreck a grim reminder of EU’s failure to protect migrants at risk

The sinking of a boat carrying migrants towards the southern Italian island of Lampedusa underscores why European Union governments need to do more to rescue and assist destitute people who arrive on its shores The sinking of a boat carrying migrants towards the southern Italian island of Lampedusa underscores why European Union governments need to do more to rescue and assist destitute people who arrive

Italy: Lampedusa shipwreck a grim reminder of EU’s failure to protect migrants at risk - 7 September 2012

Headline Title:  Italy: Lampedusa shipwreck a grim reminder of EU’s failure to protect migrants The sinking of a boat carrying migrants towards the southern Italian island of Lampedusa underscores why European Union governments need to do more to rescue and assist destitute people who arrive The sinking of a boat carrying migrants off Lampedusa underscores why the EU must do more to save the lives of those dying on its doorstep. Media Node:  Lampedusa migrants Twitter Tag:  Whenyoudontexist Story Location:  Italy 35° 30' 59.0112" N, 12° 34' 30.8136" E “The EU is failing these migrants – European countries must make concerted efforts to prevent deaths at sea by stepping up capacity and coordination for search and rescue operations” Source:  Nicolas Beger, Director of Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office Date:  Fri, 07/09/2012 URL:  People are dying on Europe’s doorstep. What are we doing about it? Description:  Blog, 20 July 2012 URL:  S.O.S. Europe - Human rights and migration control Description:  Report, 13 June 2012 URL:  When you don't exist Description:  Campaign page

Italy’s Roma still segregated and without prospects

Discriminatory laws, policies and practices which marginalize Italy’s Roma must be urgently changed Discriminatory laws, policies and practices which marginalize Italy’s Roma must be urgently changed, Amnesty international said in a briefing published today.

Appel au Premier ministre italien : il faut mettre fin à la ségrégation et aux expulsions forcées dont sont victimes les Roms

Demandez au Premier ministre italien de tenir parole et de mettre un terme à la discrimination dont sont victimes les Roms. Une fillette tient une pancarte sur laquelle on peut lire : « Bienvenue à Rome – signez la pétition contre le Plan Nomades », lors d’une manifestation sur le site de Tor de

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