Italy

IHRA definition adopted by University of Pisa

The University of Pisa, one of the oldest in Europe, has adopted the definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Alliance (IHRA).

Lazio fans accused of racist and antisemitic chants

Italian football club Lazio was embroiled in controversy after racist and antisemitic chanting broke out during a Coppa Italia match.

Italian police investigate antisemitic posters at football clubs

Italian police are investigating after supporters AS Roma allegedly distributed antisemitic leaflets to coincide with the anniversary of bitter city rivals Lazio.

Plaques honouring Rome’s deported Jews stolen

Rome's mayor, Catholic groups and politicians joined Italy's Jewish community in denouncing the theft of 20 small bronze plaques honoring a Jewish family deported during the Holocaust.

Rome mayor to rename streets which honour fascists

Rome will rename a series of streets currently christened after fascists who backed antisemitic laws during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini.

Auschwitz memorial wants to prosecute Italian neo-fascist

An Italian far-right militant who sported an "Auschwitzland" T-shirt is being referred to the Polish prosecutor's office for "promotion of Nazi ideology" and "insulting the Auschwitz Memorial".

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