Belgrade | Antonela Riha | 27 July 2015

On July 9th, the owners of B92, Belgrade's historic radio and bastion of resistance to Milošević's power in the nineties, introduced drastic changes, ultimately turning off a myth of the Serbian media

Turkey of rights
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Boris Dežulović (foto Buka)
#ElectricYerevan: journalists targeted
Turkey of rights ita

After a life in Germany, Ziya Pir decided to return to Diyarbakır and run for the political elections in the ranks of the HDP. His vision on Turkey

Refugees' camp - Anna Pazos
Dimitri Bettoni   |  Diyarbakır
24 July 2015

In Diyarbakır, southeastern Turkey, there are at least 20,000 refugees, including many Yazidis, who dream of reaching Europe. Second part of the report

Arzu Geybullayeva - photo Berge Arabian
Arzu Geybullayeva 
22 July 2015

For expressing criticism against the Azerbaijan government and collaborating with Armenian newspapers and NGOs, our correspondent Arzu Geybullayeva has been repeatedly threatened and labeled as “traitor”


29 July 2015

OSCE Representative for Freedom of the Media condemns the attack on journalist Cornelia Krebs,  who was reporting on border migration issues in Macedonia

28 July 2015

The Human Rights Watch report documents the hostile environment in which journalists work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia

24 July 2015

Milliyet Daily Newspaper dismissed journalist Kadri Gürsel who was allegedly accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Suruç Explosion.

Safety Net for European Journalists
Safety Net for European Journalists ita dedicated 2014 to press freedom with the project "Safety Net for European Journalists. A video
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The government in Sofia presented the "technical barrier" on the Bulgarian-Turkish border: 30 kilometres of net and barbed wire that should contain the flow of refugees and asylum seekers
From Donetsk to Lviv ita
A journey through the Ukraine, from Donetsk, on the border with Russia, to Lviv, near Poland. Two cities, two souls of a same, divided country


24 July 2015

In Diyarbakır, southeastern Turkey, there are at least 20,000 refugees, including many Yazidis, who dream of reaching Europe. Second part of the report

17 July 2015

According to the latest UNHCR estimates, approximately 1.770,000 refugees have reached Turkey since 2011 to date. We devote a report to their situation in Istanbul, Diyarbakir, and Urfa. The first episode

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This report identifies needs and problems experienced by journalists in 11 South-East European countries, including Italy and Turkey. The analysis focuses on safety issues and impediments, suggesting possible remedial measures. By Eugenia Siapera (Dublin City University)


A collection of papers presented at the conference "Bad memories. Sites, symbols and narrations of wars in the Balkans", organised by Osservatorio Balcani in Rovereto, Trento, on 9 November 2007. The conference was part of a project devoted to Second World War memorial sites in former Yugoslavia, co-sponsored by the European Union and the Autonomous Province of Trento.

Organic agriculture in the Balkans is still in its early stages though it already acts as a fundamental stimulus to sustainable rural development in the region. Through a comparative analysis of organic farming in the countries of South East Europe the book provides original insights into the process of European Union integration


[2014] In many Balkan countries in these years environmental movements have been struggling to defend common goods. Are these protests creating a new idea of Europe? Our dossier

In the spring of 1930, the Russian poet Osip Mandel'štam set out on a long journey with his wife Nadežda in the Caucasus, the last one before being comdemned to confinement and later death in a Siberian concentration camp. The travel of the two writers, their life and poetry, are the subject of Osservatorio's new documentary project. The multimedia

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Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti Forum Trentino per la Pace e i Diritti Umani Provincia autonoma di Trento Comune di Rovereto