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The Challenges for Asylum Seekers’ Rights from Populist Majorities’ Interventions on Domestic Asylum Procedures and the Judicial Activism of the CJEU

Elisa Enrione holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis, discussed in November 2019 ...

Last update 3 Feb 2020
French farmer Cédric Herrou, who received a four-month suspended jail sentence in August 2017 for helping some migrants to crossing the Italian-French border.

The Criminalisation of Humanitarian Assistance Towards Irregular Migrants in the EU

Sara Tosoni holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in March 2019, ...

Last update 7 Oct 2019
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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The UN Refugee Agency expresses concern about the conversion into law of the security decree by the Italian Parliament

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the Italian Parliament’s decision of 5th August 2019, to convert into law a security decree that imposes more severe penalties on boats and ...

Last update 21 Aug 2019
UNHCR, Welcome Project
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UNHCR awards a recognition to Italian companies engaged in the labour inclusion of refugees

Recognizing the potential of the private sector’s active involvement in the realization of an effective inclusion of refugees in the Italian society, starting from 2017 UNHCR will award a ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
Mediterranea Saving Humans
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United Nations independent experts sent a letter to the Italian Government condemning a draft law by Italian Interior Minister to fine migrant rescuers

United Nations human rights experts Felipe González Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or ...

Last update 28 May 2019
Image of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
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Council of Europe: the Commissioner for Human Rights addressed a letter to Italy calling to ensure the human rights of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatović, addressed a letter to the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte requesting the Italian government to clarify the ...

Last update 15 Feb 2019
UNHCR staff receive survivors at the dock of the Sicilian port of Messina, Sicily
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Council of Europe: report published on situation of asylum-seekers and migrants reception and child-protection system in Italy

On the 8th March 2017, a report was published by the Council of Europe Secretary General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees, Ambassador Tomáš Boček, ...

Last update 21 Mar 2017
Panoramic photo of the building headquarters of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
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ECtHR: Italy and Greece condemned for indiscriminate collective expulsion and lack of access to asylum procedures

On 21 October 2014, the European Court of Human Rights released its Chamber judgment in the case Sharifi and Others v.Italy and Greece. The applicants of the case are 35 immigrants, including ...

Last update 24 Oct 2014
Prison cell, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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United Nations: the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention published the conclusions of the visit in Italy

On 11 July 2014 the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention urged the Government of Italy to take extraordinary steps, such as alternative measures to detention, to end ...

Last update 3 Aug 2014
Photo taken at the concert: "Musiche per una professione di pace," or Music for a Profession of Peace. Venice, St. Mark's Basilica, 23 May 1991. In the photo one can observe the conductor directing the orchestra.
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Musicians for Human Rights: concert-show on the theme “The right to asylum and citizenship”. Rome, 17 May 2013

The movement Musicians for Human Rights (MFHR), organises in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of education, university and research (MIUR), a concert-show on the theme of the right to asylum ...

Last update 17 May 2013
New residents of the Roghani Refugee Camp in Chaman, a Pakistani border town. Children and young people make up a large percentage of the population at Roghani Refugee Camp.
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Human Rights Watch: report on rejections of unaccompanied minors and asylum seekers from Italy to Greece

Human Rights Watch published a report on January 22, 2013, entitled "Turned Away: Summary Returns of Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Adult Asylum Seekers from Italy to Greece", in which it ...

Last update 10 Feb 2013

Legge regionale del Veneto 30 gennaio 1990, n. 9: Interventi nel settore dell'immigrazione

Documentazione (1990)


Last update 9 Nov 2010

Legge 28 febbraio 1990, n. 39

Documentazione (1990)


Last update 9 Nov 2010

La nuova legislazione italiana in materia migratoria

Maura De Bernart (1990)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 9 Nov 2010