Category Archives: Gelmini reform

Free movement of workers: European Parliament Petitions Committee 1 Dec. 14 – MEPs to be shown how Commission opinion on lettori is based on “a gross misrepresentation of facts”

I will be giving evidence to the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament in Brussels circa 15.30 on Monday 1 December. ALLSI lawyer, I will focus on a letter written by our lawyer,  Professor Avvocato Lorenzo Picotti (who successfully pleaded … Continue reading

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David Cameron tackles Commission on ‘Gelmini’ race law

Our thanks to UK Prime Minister, David Cameron who has intervened with the European Commission and joined the campaign annul Gelmini law. The Italian Insider 11 November 2013 Cameron urges EU to annul Gelmini law

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Italy’s threat to future of Europe – European Voice

European Voice today on its front page  PDF “Fresh challenge to Italy on foreign lecturers pay” or  Link to European Voice article On page six the editorial is PDF   “Italy’s disrespect for rule of law hurts all of EU | … Continue reading

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Italian Appeal Court applies Italy’s racist “Gelmini” law

On 25 January 2011 I informed the European Parliament that the “Gelmini law” was about to come into force which would deny basic civil rights to a specifically targeted group of non-Italian citizens – see video link  – David Petrie addressing … Continue reading

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French Ambassador joins the UK calling for Italy to end illegal discrimination against foreign lecturers

The Italian Insider –  French Ambassador to Rome, Alain Le Roy:  Italian law not only having an impact upon French lecturers based in Italy – but on the broader question of Italy’s application of EU legislation relating to non-racial discrimination … Continue reading

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Edward McMillan Scott appeals to Emma Bonino and Italian Parliament – Brussels NGO: Human Rights Without Frontiers

Following a press conference in the European Parliament the Brussels based NGO Human Rights Without Frontiers  reports: ITALY Discrimination against non-Italian University lecturers: Vice President of the European Parliament McMillan-Scott calls upon Emma Bonino and the Italian Parliament 31 May 2013 see –  Newsletter_ Italy … Continue reading

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Edward McMillan-Scott with Christopher Burchett, David Petrie and John Young, 3 decades of discrimination in Italian Universities

Press Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, 29 May 2013 hosted by Vice-President Edward McMillan-Scott MEP Opening remarks by Edward McMillan Scott and speeches by David Petrie and John Young. Press Conference speeches European Parliament 29 May 2013 MEDIA 30 May … Continue reading

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