According to Amnesty International’s latest report, Italy in 2018 saw "repressive management of migration", "disintegration of the human rights of asylum seekers", "xenophobic rhetoric", and "forced evictions without alternatives".
Looking back at 2018, domestic violence against women was in focus, limits the media freedom were pushed, and the state moved to increase interference with our private lives. Public resistance helped to avaoid most negative consequences.
Italy was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council with 180 votes. For the countries of the Western European group three places were allocated and there were three candidates, meaning there are no defeated countries in the European Union area.
The human rights situation in Lithuania has been mixed over the last two years – although there was stagnation (or even regression) in some areas of human rights, there has been significant progress in others.