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Italy

Survey by the Union of Young Jews in Italy (UGEI) shows rising concerns about antisemitism among Jewish youth in the country

The survey reveals significant dissatisfaction with the Italian institutions' response to antisemitic incidents, with 39% of respondents finding it insufficient and 33% deeming it poor.

According to the Italian Minister of the Interior there were 47 complaints and 3 arrests related to antisemitism in 2024

He reiterated his commitment to combating all forms of antisemitism and highlighted that the troubling episodes of the past months strengthen the urgent need for a comprehensive and unwavering response.

Noemi Di Segni: “There is no democratic Europe without the memory of the Shoah and condemnation of every form of antisemitism”

The President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities, Noemi Di Segni, wrote an article about the need to fight against antisemitism in the next European Parliament term.

Twelve Lazio ultras on trial for putting up antisemitic stickers of Anne Frank in Rome

The trial underscores the ongoing battle against antisemitism and the importance of legal actions to address hate crimes.

Italian stamp honouring fascist founder of Rome football club triggers protests

Italo Foschi founded AS Roma in 1927. He was also an active militant in Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party and involved in several well-documented attacks against political opponents.

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.

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