Anti-fascists in Italy protest police attack on Turin University students

Protesters alleged police used disproportionate force against students who were opposing a far-right student group at University of Turin

Palestine solidarity activists stage strategic shut downs in Italy

Italian activists joined the international call to “shut it down for Palestine,” including a shutdown of the Port of Genoa to prevent weapons transport through company ZIM

Italian students occupy university for Gaza

University students in Naples occupied their university to demand a ceasefire and an end to cooperation between their university and Israeli institutions

Public healthcare becomes key rallying point in Italy

More and more people in Italy mobilize to protect the public health system against privatization and budget cuts promoted by far-right Giorgia Meloni’s government

Court reduces sentence of Italian ex-mayor for pro-refugee policies

Domenico Lucano was internationally lauded for his exemplary initiatives to resettle refugees coming to his commune in Italy. However, in 2018, Italian authorities charged him with multiple accusations of abetting illegal migration to the country.

Tens of thousands mobilize on the streets of Rome against far-right Meloni’s policies

Italy’s trade unions organized a mass protest in Rome, standing up to the anti-people policies of Giorgia Meloni’s administration

Italian authorities impound boat that rescued 176 migrants in last week

Italian authorities have seized a charity boat operated by Open Arms after it disembarked 176 people saved at sea

Palestinian-Italian researcher Khaled El Qaisi released on bail pending further hearings by Israeli court

After a month in detention, Palestinian-Italian activist and researcher Khaled el Qaisi has been released on bail by an Israeli court although he has been banned from traveling outside Palestine. As uncertainty remains regarding El Qaisi’s freedom and safety, his family and those campaigning for his release have urged people to remain vigilant

Youth groups intensify campaign for release of Italian-Palestinian activist Khaled El Qaisi

Khaled El Qaisi was detained by Israeli authorities on August 31 while he was on a family trip to Bethlehem. His detention was recently extended to October 1 over “national security concerns”

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Youth groups demand release of Italian-Palestinian researcher Khaled El Qaisi who was detained by Israel

Khaled El Qaisi was detained by Israeli authorities on August 31 while he was on a family trip to Bethlehem. On September 14, an Israeli court extended his detention over alleged concerns of national security

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Protests continue in Italy against government’s decision to end Citizens’ Income scheme

The right-wing government led by Giorgia Meloni has inflicted heavy cuts in social security spending but continues to provide financial and military support to the war in Ukraine

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Italian left condemns Giorgia Meloni government’s decision to cut social welfare for poor families

The far-right government under Giorgia Meloni has decided to make cuts worth €2.5 billion (US$ 2.71 billion) by overhauling the social security scheme ‘Citizens’ Income.’ Close to 169,000 families will lose their benefits