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By Roberto Malini
Co-founder, EveryOne Group, Italy

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Rome (Italy) - Just hours before the final Senate vote on Decree 733 (security bill), due to start at 1 pm tomorrow, reports have confirmed the recent sharp drop in the number of migrants seeking medical care for serious illnesses. (Full Story)
Milan, June 29, 2009. On the occasion of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Italy for the G8 meeting at L’Aquila, EveryOne Group expresses concern for the President’s safety while in Italy. (Full Story)
Rome - Vahid Kiani Motlagh, the 32-year-old Iranian gay refugee who faced deportation in the next few days, was transferred yesterday morning from the Saint-Exupery (Lyons) detention centre in France to Fiumicino airport, in Rome, Italy, on the grounds of the Dublin Convention and the Dublin II Directive. He was released in the afternoon by Italian Police. (Full Story)
Vahid Kiani Motlagh, a 32-year-old Iranian, arrested in France on 25 May 2009, is being held at the retention center at Saint-Exupery Airport, Lyon, where he risks imminent deportation to Iran. (Full Story)
A year ago, on May 20th, 2008, Mario Mauro (Pdl, and one of the Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament) affirmed that the problem of marginalization and persecution from the institutions of the Roma people in Italy was just “a pretext by the European left-wing to delegitimize the Berlusconi government”. (Full Story)
Milan - EveryOne Group is carrying out an information campaign (alongside the South American organizations for the protection of peoples) in support of the appeals of the indigenous Amazonians of Peru, who have been persecuted by governmental institutions and been the victims of attacks from the police during their legitimate demonstrations against the exploitation of the land they have always lived on. (Full Story)
Brussels - As expected, the international economic crisis and the lack of a precise identity of European Socialism are the main reasons the right-wing forces have received such strong support from voters. (Full Story)
Milan - It is time the European Union and the United Nations did something concrete to stop the racist policies being carried out by the Italian institutions. Over the last few years the Italian institutions have been carrying out clear and serious violations of human rights which have been criticized by the European Commission and Council; the UNHCR; CERD; and the principal organizations working for the protection of minorities. (Full Story)
Milan - Italy, with its xenophobic, racist and persecutory policies is putting European and world democracy at serious risk. The pushing back to Libya of hundreds of refugees who have fled African countries - where wars, ethnic persecution, famine and dramatic humanitarian disasters are rife - represents the greatest violation of the Geneva Convention and the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights on the continent in recent years. (Full Story)
Milan and Florence (Italy) - Italian state institutions prepare to approve a security decree containing a series of laws that are xenophobic, racist and contrary to the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights. Both the official opposition leader Dario Franceschini and the ex-magistrate and now leader of the "Italia dei valori" party, Antonio Di Pietro, compared the decree to the Racial Laws passed under Fascism. (Full Story)
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