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Italy 'femicides' up 16% in past 12 months

The number of so-called 'femicides' in Italy has risen by almost 16 percent over the past year, with the vast majority taking place in a family context. Data published by the interior ministry on Monday showed 125 femicides between 1 August 2021 and 31 July 2022, compared with 108 during the same period in the previous year, with 68 women killed by either their partner or former partner.

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Greece's spy scandal must shake us out of complacency

The director of Amnesty International Greece on the political spying scandal that now threatens to bring down prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Activists and NGO staff work with the constant fear that they are being spied on.

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