Third UPR Italy shadow report - UFTDU/FIDH

The Unione forense per la tutela dei diritti umani UFTDU and FIDH have submitted a joint report to the third universal periodic review before the UN Human Rights Council. This report addresses the following issues of concern with respect to human rights in Italy: recent legislative measures that jeopardise the rights of migrants and asylum seekers; violations of the non-refoulement principle under international human rights and refugee law; restrictive policies of the Italian government restricting entry of irregular migrants into Italian territory and criminalisation of NGOs and defenders of the rights of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees. It puts forward suggestions for recommendations that may be addressed to the Italian government in the context of this review.

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