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Civil society is an actor that cannot be left out the social fight against organised crime. Here we publish stories of associations, NGO and cityzens who give their contribution in a fight that must involve all layers of society.
Recently the EP adopted a Resolution on organised crime and then decided to constitute an Antimafia Committee. But too caution is likely to generate rules of weak effectiveness and uncertain future
Since the publishing of a report on a new criminal cartel made of public officials and high-ranked entrepreneurs, newspaper El Faro witnessed a rise of violence against its journalists.
Eighteen years. A lifetime. A lifetime without truth, made of silence, of false tracks and lies. The killing of journalists Ilaria Alpi and Miran Hrovatin remains unsolved.
The Movement to Defend Khimki Forest succeeded in urging authorities to further investigate illegal logging and the role of the main contractor.
Los Zetas launched a deadly campaign against social media users in an unprecedented attempt to silence information on the war on drugs. Mexican internet community responded with a manifesto. Please read it and spread it.
Last Friday night vandals have demolished a newly-confiscated facility in Borgo Sabotino, a small town 70 Km south of Rome. No big deal if the property was not a former organized crime building.
The book praises the culture behind mafia affiliates and supposedly tells the confessions of a mafia boss. The author is not new to media products that flared international controversy.
You share the story, we draw the map. Such is the pledge of Bribespot, a new website and smartphone app that permits users to anonymously submit information regarding bribes made in their region
A much-trumpeted Russian Law on the Police came into force on March 1. Initiated by President Dmitry Medvedev in 2010, it tends to change the image of Russian police to a great extent.
Critics say media-freedom has declined since Viktor Yanukovych became president last year. A climbing phenomenon fought harshly internally and looked over worryingly by the international community.