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Italy

Holocaust survivor and Italian Senator for life Liliana Segre getting ‘insane threats’

Segre has expressed "terrible sadness" at the "ghastly atmosphere" triggered by the brutal and unprecedented attacks by Hamas against Israel on October 7.

In the Liberation Day marches in Milan and Rome the Jewish Brigade was attacked and insulted

"Those who shout today should open a history book" said UCEI President Noemi Di Segni who participated in the march in Rome.

Two antisemitic incidents in Milan over a single weekend have sparked alarm within the Jewish community

A man heavily insulted two Jews, calling them "assassins," and an elderly Jew was attacked by a protester who shouted "dirty Jew" at him.

Rome remembers Holocaust victims with train station memorial

A multimedia memorial commemorating Italian victims of the Holocaust was unveiled at the Tiburtina train station in Rome.

Italy marks 80 years of the Ardeatine massacre with solemn commemorations

The Ardeatine Massacre, on March 24, 1944, saw 335 Italian civilians, including men, women, and children, executed by Nazi forces in Rome's Ardeatine Caves during World War II.

UCEI warns of antisemitic drift in Italian universities

UCEI President Noemi Di Segni called upon the Italian government to ensure the comprehensive implementation of the IHRA definition across all Italian universities.

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