Human Rights Council, National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21, Italy, A /HRC/WG.6/20/ITA/1, July 2014

In order to outline the progress made by Italy in the promotion and protection of human rights in the four years since the cycle I of 2010, the report highlights that Italy has implemented 74 of the 78 recommendations accepted in the first cycle. The four unrealized recommendations relate to the failure to establish an independent national human rights institution in accordance with the Paris Principles. Regarding the 12 recommendations not accepted, the two relating to the revocation of the status of illegal immigration as an aggravating factor and input crime and illegal residence have been met, while for the recommendation on the crime of torture, the report found that the Senate It approved a bill that provides for its introduction in the criminal code.