di Davide Marchetta
(ANSA) - Rome, September 12 - The Senate justice committee unanimously approved a bill Wednesday to make torture an offence in Italy. The move is designed to bring Italian law into line with international standards. Felice Casson, vice-president of Italy's centre-left Democratic Party, said he was pleased with the decision. "Now also in Italy, we recognize that this is a crime against humanity," he said.