Italy keeps ending up before the Strasbourg court to answer for torture cases. Will the government finally learn its lesson and add the crime of torture to its penal code?
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected the Renzi government's offer to pay compensation to the two inmates of the Asti penitentiary who were victims of torture at the hands of the police (a case brought...
For far too long, Italy has failed to fulfill its obligations to officially outlaw torture. We ask you to stand with other EU citizens and call on Italy to officially criminalize this terrible act!
That's the total amount Italy will pay to its many victims of torture. How long shall we wait until a law on torture is approved?
Italy has put off dealing with its obligations with regard to torture for way too long, despite the fact that the duty to criminally sanction torture is unequivocally in various international treaties.
Two inmates in an Italian prison were thrown into solitary confinement, stripped of their clothes, denied food and sleep, and beaten.