Come, dove e perché l’Italia esporta 5,2 miliardi in armamenti

Il 13 Maggio la Camera dei Deputati ha finalmente reso pubblico il report “sulle operazioni autorizzate e svolte per il controllo dell’esportazione, importazione e transito dei materiali di armamento” relativo all’anno 2018. Il documento porta la firma del Sottosegretario di Stato alla Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Giancarlo Giorgetti, e arriva con il consueto mese … Continua a leggere Come, dove e perché l’Italia esporta 5,2 miliardi in armamenti

Verona, 29th–31st March 2019

During the last weekend of March the streets of Verona, Italy were flooded with people who came from all over the world to take part in the 13th session of the World Congress of Families (WCF.) Therefore, for three days, Romeo and Juliet’s town was left into the hands of a fair share of ultra-Catholic, pro-life and intolerant men … Continua a leggere Verona, 29th–31st March 2019

Amnesty International found guilty of abuse

On February 6th, 2019 Amnesty International released a Staff Wellbeing Review report whose results exposed a situation of recurrent abuses, bullying and depression for thousands of the agency’s employees, which referred to the company working environment as “toxic”. Key findings of the report admit that “working at Amnesty often places staff under exceptional stress” mainly due to the … Continua a leggere Amnesty International found guilty of abuse

The Women’s March 2019 — and its tarnished background

On Saturday 19th of January thousands of women gathered all around the globe to march against gender inequalities and violences. Feminists took over the main streets of approximately 89 cities across the five continents, celebrating the third anniversary of the Women’s March. The rallies started in 2017, when U.S. women gathered to protest against their new … Continua a leggere The Women’s March 2019 — and its tarnished background

A small town fought back racism, and won

Lodi is one of the smallest provinces in Northern Italy, with about 45.000 inhabitants. You can easily reach it with a 40 minutes car ride from Milan or with one of the many trains that every hour leave the Central railway station. It’s nice and cozy, one of those place you seldom read about in … Continua a leggere A small town fought back racism, and won

Italy’s fight against Human Rights will come back to bite

On November 29th, 2018, something changed in Italy. The Parliament officially approved the Security and Immigration Decree which, among many directives, erases humanitarian protection from the country’s body of law and downsizes the SPRAR system, that linked together the many centers for protection and integration of immigrants dotted around the peninsula. According to the far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini those … Continua a leggere Italy’s fight against Human Rights will come back to bite

Fact checking: ma davvero i rifiuti dell’Aquarius sono infettivi?

Martedì 20 novembre la procura di Catania ha aperto — di nuovo — un’inchiesta a carico dell’associazione internazionale Medici Senza Frontiere, accusata di smaltimento illecito di rifiuti: secondo il procuratore Carmelo Zuccaro i collaboratori della nave Aquarius, di proprietà di MSF e SOS Mediterranee, avrebbero smaltito in modo non consono alle procedure 24 tonnellate di rifiuti pericolosi negli ultimi … Continua a leggere Fact checking: ma davvero i rifiuti dell’Aquarius sono infettivi?