Europe court says Italy’s hard prison regime breaches human rights

FILE PHOTO: 5-Star Movement leader Luigi di Maio looks on as he speaks to the media after consultations with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome, Italy, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo

ROME (Reuters) – A European court ruled on Tuesday that Italy’s tough prison regimes for mobsters and convicted terrorists who refused to cooperate with the justice system violated human rights and needed to be changed. Government ministers and magistrates denounced the decision by the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and said it could […]

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