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Italy: Decrees that discriminated against Roma are ruled unlawful

Headline Title:  Italy: Discriminatory decrees ruled unlawful 18 November 2011  Amnesty International has called on the Italian authorities to end discriminatory measures against Roma after the country’s 'Nomad Emergency' decrees were declared unlawful by the country's highest administrative court.The Italian Council of State has ruled to end the "Nomad Emergency", which has exposed Roma communities to serious human rights violations since it was introduced three years ago."Ending the 'Nomad Emergency' is a step in the right direction - it was unlawful and should have never been…

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