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Italy

Italian politician who praised Hitler suspended on eve of election

The head of Brothers of Italy in Agrigento, Sicily has been “suspended with immediate effect" for praising Hitler and Mussolini on social media.

Italian Football Federation investigates antisemitic chants

The Italian Football Federation announced that it will investigate antisemitic chants from fans of the Italian teams Juventus and Inter Milan.

Italy Coordinator against Antisemitism invites Parties to join National Strategy to fight Anti-Jewish hatred

Italy Coordinator for the fight against antisemitism at the Prime Minister's Office Milena Santerini shared a note in which she invites all political forces to join the National Strategy for the fight against antisemitism.

Italian Councillor suspended after making an Holocaust ‘joke’ on Facebook

Giorgio Longobardi, a councillor in Naples for the Brothers of Italy, suggested on Facebook that the left-wing Democrats planned to run endless Holocaust films on television until election day to alert Italy of the "fascist danger".

Family from Tuscany recognized as Righteous Among the Nations

The Temple of Florence hosted the ceremony for the awarding of the Righteous among the Nations medal to the Paoli family from Tuscany who risked their lives to save Ester Israel and his children Lucia and Samuele.

Donato Di Veroli, the last of Rome’s Jews to survive the Holocaust, dies at 98

Donato Di Veroli, the last Roman Jew to survive the Holocaust, has died in the Italian capital aged 98. Di Veroli was deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp in March 1944, at the age of 20.

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