Press releases

Salvini bill not amendable: ideological, dangerous and of little intelligence

Rome, 28 September 2018 – Medici per i Diritti Umani (Medu) condemns the Salvini bill on security and immigration as a dangerous ideological measure, but above all of little intelligence as it will prevent migrants’ integration and decrease the overall public security. There are many critical points in the bill, but...
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PIANA DI GIOIA TAURO: DUE SETTIMANE DOPO IL ROGO MORTALE

Piana di Gioia Tauro: two weeks after the mortal fire, living and safety conditions remain disastrous

  A CALL FOR ACTION BY MEDICI PER I DIRITTI UMANI (MEDU) AND AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ITALY Two weeks after the tragic fire that destroyed the San Ferdinando shantytown and caused the death of a young woman, the institutions’ response remains outrageously lacking. A few days ago, the Ministry of the...
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A day with the mobile clinic in the village of Iraq Burin

– Occupied Palestinian Territories- Photoreportage by Francesco Pistilli for Medu “Today all the village is here to receive medical assistance “ Salah Haj Yahia, Director of the mobile clinic More than 300 persons, among whom women and children, received specialistic medical care during one-day activities of the mobile clinic in...
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Rosarno rogo incendio

ROSARNO: CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD

Rosarno January 27th ,2018 – A dead woman, another seriously wounded. This is the result of the devastating bonfire that flared up last night in the tent city / shanty town of San Ferdinando in the Piana di Gioia Tauro, the largest ghetto in Italy hosting two thousand migrants hired to...
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Eight Years After the Revolt, Living and Working Conditions in Rosarno Remain Outrageously Inhumane.

Eight years after the revolt of Rosarno, little or nothing has changed for almost 3,000 migrant workers who have travelled to the Piana di Gioia Tauro this year for the citrus harvesting season. According to the data collected by the mobile clinic of Doctors for Human Rights (MEDU), which is...
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