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The winner of the BIOCR 2011 is "Toxic Europe": Urban, nuclear and electronic. The trafficking of waste has long become a new very profitable business for organised crime syndicates.
BIOCR 2011 presents "Human goods: welcome to Europe": From Afghanistan through Iran and Greece to Turkey, criminal organisations managed human trafficking into Europe through the Kurdish Route for years.
BIOCR 2011 presents "Human goods: welcome to Europe": The documentary starts with the case of 15 Albanian migrants who drowned in the Tisa River in the autumn of 2009, at the border between Serbia and Hungary.
BIOCR 2011 presents "Criminal air": Stara Zagora, center of Bulgaria. A very green and flourishing area of the new EU member state. The air of the entire city and its surroundings has been filled with noxious substances for the past 20 years. Authorities state the pollution is below alert levels and it is mainly caused by automobile traffic and coal house heating. However, "Criminal air" shows a different truth.
In 2009, on the Rio Plata, near Buenos Aires, a ship with Serbian equipments and about 3 tons of cocaine was found. That is when we learned that the Serbian mafia operates globally. Serbia, on its hand, has been democratic for a decade and it is now trying to oppose this phenomenon confiscating assets from mafia members. This is necessary to be able to join the European Union.
The project by Letizia Gambini takes us to the three South Caucasus countries, a region of great instability and of great importance for the world political equilibrium. The author gives an insight of the region's cultures, histories and human rights through the words and stories of three young activists.
A video produced for the Project ECHO. The perception of organised crime and corruption in Croatia, by Suncokret Pula. www.echoproject.eu
A video produced for the Project ECHO. The perception and presence of organised crime in Berlin. By Mafia? Nein, Danke! www.echoproject.eu
Over 50% of the financial booming that occured in Emilia Romagna, wealthy region in the center of Italy, in the construction building business in the past decade is due to illicit money, according to a local entrepeneur.
From 2015 Italy's power grid will rely on the energy of the Balkans. A new power line, with a capacity of 1000 MW will connect our country with Montenegro, a 400 km long submarine cable will connect the town of Tivat with Pescara.