Italy

Italy: Time to address exploitation of migrant workers - 18 December 2012

Headline Title:  Time for Italy to address exploitation of migrant workers Italy must overhaul policies which contribute to the exploitation of migrant labourers, violating their right to work in just and favourable conditions and their access to justice, Amnesty Internat A new report focuses on the severe exploitation of migrant workers from sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and Asia, in Italy's agricultural sector. Media Node:  Italy: Indian Sikh migrant worker picking tomatoes Story Location:  Italy 42° 22' 52.5756" N, 12° 39' 22.5" E “When the employer does not pay, what can you do to get your money? Without documents, how can you go to the police? Without documents, you get expelled. But you haven’t done anything wrong...” Source:  Jean-Baptiste, migrant worker in Italy

Italie. Il est temps d’en finir avec l’exploitation des travailleurs migrants

L’Italie doit réviser ses politiques qui favorisent l’exploitation des travailleurs migrants et bafouent leur droit de travailler dans des conditions justes et favorables et leur accès à la justice, a déclaré Amnesty International. L’Italie doit réviser ses politiques qui favorisent l’exploitation des travailleurs migrants et bafouent leur droit de travailler dans des conditions justes et favorables et leur accès à la justice

Italia: Es hora de abordar la explotación de la mano de obra migrante

Italia debe revisar las políticas que contribuyen a la explotación de los trabajadores migrantes y la violación de su derecho a trabajar en condiciones justas y favorables y al acceso a la justicia. Italia debe revisar las políticas que contribuyen a la explotación de los trabajadores migrantes y la violación de su derecho a trabajar en condiciones justas y favorables y al acceso a la justicia

Italy: Time to address exploitation of migrant workers

Italy must overhaul policies which contribute to the exploitation of migrant labourers, violating their right to work in just and favourable conditions and their access to justice Italy must overhaul policies which contribute to the exploitation of migrant labourers, violating their right to work in just and favourable conditions and their access to justice, Amnesty Internat

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 Italie 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

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