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Urgent Action update: Roma still homeless after forced eviction

Around 500 Roma people, including around 150 children, pregnant women and older people, were left homeless after being forcibly evicted by authorities from their settlement in the municipality of Giugliano in Campania, in southern Italy, on 10 May. The families have since found shelter in an industrial area but urgently need adequate alternative housing solutions. Authorities must urgently comply with European mechanisms’ request that Italy adopts immediate measures to eliminate the risk of serious and irreparable harm and guarantee Roma families’ rights and safety.

Take action.



Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter in English or Italian to:

President of the Council of Ministers
Mr Giuseppe Conte
Palazzo Chigi, Piazza Colonna 370
00187 Roma, Italy
Twitter: @GiuseppeConteIT
Salutation: Dear President of the Council of Ministers

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR RAFFAELE TROMBETTA Embassy of Italy 14 Three Kings’ Yard Davies Street W1K 4EH 020 7312 2200 Fax: 020 7312 2230

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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