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  • anti-immigrant Bossi-Fini Law
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    Italy urged to abolish anti-immigrant Bossi-Fini Law and security decrees

    Enrico Rossi, Governor of Tuscany Region has renewed calls for the abolition of the anti-immigrant Bossi-Fini Immigration Law and the immigration-security decrees. Bossi-Fini, the centre-right government’s immigration legislation entered into force in 2002. It has since been criticised by associations of immigrants, trade unions and employers’ organisations, left and centre-left parties but none has so […] More

  • Sudan bans Female Genital Mutilation
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    Sudan bans Female Genital Mutilation and allows alcohol for non-Muslims

    Sudan has outlawed the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a big move that be considered a major victory for women’s rights in the country.   Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdulbari told state television that the country will decriminalise apostasy in addition to banning the FGM. Sudanese women will also be allowed to travel with their children […] More

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    Germany issues travel warning against non EU countries

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel extended a travel warning for nations outside Europe through to the end of August and urged Germans to avoid non-essential travel to other countries and made emphasis on the UK.  German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the country is to maintain a 3-month old warning against travel for tourists to […] More