italy

Introduction Since February 2021 the government crisis in Italy has been overtaken by the President of the Republic through a wide coalition, appointing Mr. Mario Draghi – former ECB president – as premier. Indeed he seems to act more as an EU commissioner for the management of European Recovery Founds through new reforms,  dealing more …

Reports

June 2022

Hands over the City* Local elections have outlined some peculiar aspects of the Italian far-right. The first one is the political connection with the mafia, discovered by the police with the arrest of two candidates at the City council of Palermo, belonging the one to Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party and the other to Giorgia …

May 2022

Winds of war, rearmament and machism The national gathering of the Alpine troops in Rimini with around 70thousands of soldiers and veterans once again represented a rally of machism and harassment against women around the city, above all against workers of bars and restaurants along the event. The local feminist group of NUDM has publicly denounced such …

April 2022

WHICH RESISTANCE? The Liberation Day celebrations of Mussolini’s regime rid with the partisans’ and allies’ reconquest of Milan, the last biggest city in northern Italy takes place on the 25th of 1945. All over the country, the former partisans’ association (ANPI) organizes initiatives and demonstrations with street parades and popular festivals even days before that …

March 2022

With the start of the trial on the 7th of March against the leaders of the New Force (FN) for the assault on the national headquarter of the CGIL in Rome, other offices of the trade union were targeted with writings and vandalism throughout Italy – from Jesi to Milan, passing for Foggia, Prato Forlì …

February 2022

“Remembrance Day” and neofascist engagement in the Ukrainian conflict. Since a controversial law of 2004, each 10th of February in Italy is dedicated to the ‘Remembrance Day’ of “sinkholes” victims and exiles from the Julian-Dalmatian regions after the Second World War. In particular, the episodes concern Yugoslavia’s liberation struggle and the vicissitudes of Italian fascists …

January 2022

Even this new year begins with the same old black shadows from the past. On the 7th of January takes place in Rome in the Tuscolano suburb, precisely in Acca Larentia street, a commemoration of two far-right militants of the Youth Front, killed on that day of 1978 during the action of a radical left …

December 2021

Key Developments   The situation in Italy is mainly focused on the health crisis and on the fourth wave of coronavirus with the Omicron variant. The main occurrences therefore concern the aftermath of neofascist New Force, Italy (FN) attack to the headquarter of CGIL trade union in Rome during a ‘No Vax’ demonstration. Main FN …

November 2021

Key Developments   Black month of far-right international Still awaiting an institutional resolution by the government, in order to ban the neofascist organization New Force, Italy. Thus already condemned both for discriminative propaganda and for several aggressions all over the country, last but not least on 9th October 2021 at CGIL main seat in Rome …

October 2021

Key Developments   On the 9th October 2021, the previous day to administrative ballots in many italian big-cities (such as Rome, Miland, Turin, etc.) several No-Green-Pass demonstrations have been organized all over Italy. In Rome the standing infiltration attempt by neofascist groups has succeded in leading members of far-right New Force (FN) and other tens …