Matteo Salvini
Italian by-elections Democratic Party retains seat in Italian by-polls, Communists regain ground

The recent electoral trends show that the winning streak of the Italian right-wing led by Matteo Salvini of the League has been checked, at least temporarily

Emilia-Romagna Elections In Italy, Emilia Romagna halts right-wing surge, with a little help from the Sardine Movement

The provincial elections in Emilia Romagna saw the center-left Democratic Party defeating the right-wing led by Matteo Salvini’s League. Emilia Romagna was the epicenter of the Sardine Movement which was directed against the right wing

Who can stop the far-right?

The scope and scale of the right-wing resurgence this year shows the urgent need for greater working class mobilizations that can safeguard and deepen democracy and build coalitions

Workers' protest Italy Protests against Eurozone bailout fund reform hit Rome

Adherence to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) by Italy is likely to make way for more austerity measures and policies of structural adjustments, as stipulated by the European Union

Italy neo-fascist Italian police busts another fascist militia network

The police have alleged that the network was involved in groundwork for the launch of a pro-Nazi party, called the Italian National Socialist Workers’ Party

Giuseppe Conte Conte to return as Italy’s prime minister

Italian president Sergio Mattarella gave prime minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government, much to the dismay of Matteo Salvini, who had pushed a no-confidence motion against Conte.

Migrants Ship Italy Migrant rescue ship denied permission to dock in Italy

The German charity organization Lifeline also said that Malta had refused their request to supply water and food for migrants aboard the rescue ship, which is carrying over a hundred people on board.

Rescue Ship Open Arms 83 migrants aboard rescue ship Open Arms finally land in Italy

The Spanish rescue ship was stranded at sea for 19 days, awaiting permission to dock. Finally, the prosecutor’s office in Sicily ordered the evacuation of the boat due to deteriorating health conditions.

Giuseppe Conte Italian prime minister resigns, blames Matteo Salvini for the crisis

Salvini is eager for fresh elections given his far-right wing party’s strong showing in the European parliament polls and significant lead in surveys

Rescue ship-Spain Migrant rescue ship Open Arms stranded in the sea for seventh day

The ship, with 121 migrants onboard, now awaits the Spanish government’s approval to dock at a safe port after being denied permission by Malta and Italy.

Migrant centre Italy Workers protest the closure of immigrant reception center in Sicily

The closure was ordered by the far-right Italian interior minister, Matteo Salvini, who has maintained a harsh stance against the reception of migrants from the war-torn North African countries.

rescue boat Alan Kurdi malta Malta receives migrants aboard the rescue ship Alan Kurdi

The number of migrants attempting the perilous Mediterranean crossing has increased after the recent escalation of civil war in Libya.

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