Italy

Italian university dedicates garden to professor expelled in 1938

The University of Florence has dedicated a garden to a Jewish professor expelled after the promulgation of the 1938 racial laws.

Italian interior minister tweets fascist poetry

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted a quote by Ezra Pound, a controversial antisemitic American poet and fascist sympathiser.

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.

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