Italy: Last News

Italy, officially the Italian Republic is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with its capital in Rome, the country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union.

Thousands protest for LGBTQ+ hate crime legislation in Italy

Thousands took part in protests across Italy at the weekend as the country’s parliament debate legislation to add hate crime legislation based on sexual orientation and gender identity to existing law. Coinciding with protests, 70,000 people have signed a petition by All Out to the Italian Government for legal protections against transphobia, homophobia and misogyny. […]

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