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Italy: Afraid of enjoying their rights: eviction of the Roma in Cagliari 

As often reported, one of the main issues Roma face in Italy is eviction from so called “nomad camps” - whether authorised by public authorities or not, it makes little difference. Research has mostly concentrated on major Italian cities, i.e. Milan, Rome, Naples, but the reality of Cagliari, capital and largest city of Sardinia, is also interesting, as there are good examples of proper...

Italy: San Sperate (un)welcomes Roma 

Following their eviction from the encampment on the 554 route, 26 Roma have been moved to the small town of San Sperate, about 15 km away from Sardinia’s main city, Cagliari.On 3 July 2012 a heated public debate took place in San Sperate, where the mayor expressed his concern that “the town is unable to deal with the situation which has been created”, because...

Italy/Turkey: La causa dei popoli 

Click on the link below to read the only Italian E-journal dealing with minorities, indigenous peoples and stateless nations. This month read about minorities in Turkey....

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