Sielke Kelner | 3 May 2024

In 2021, then opposition leader Giorgia Meloni sued Roberto Saviano for defamation. Last October, the Rome Criminal Court issued a sentence against the Italian writer. A ruling that alarmed Italian and European civil society. We had a conversation about it with Antonio Nobile, Saviano's lawyer

Topolò, Europe. Topolò, Italian-Slovenian border

Perhaps one of the most photographed places in Friuli in the last thirty years, during the 29 editions of Stazione Topolò-Postaja Topolove. How to represent it in images, after hundreds or perhaps thousands of shots have captured and narrated glimpses and suggestions, moments of art, experiences, and installations? This gallery retraces our reconnaissance in search of voices to recount that end and a new beginning, to glean crumbs of history from Caporetto to Gladio and Brussels, and show the faces, hands, gazes of the six protagonists of our audio report. Not so much to compose a portrait as to provide a few snapshots.

Dinalpconnect: environmental protection beyond borders

The Julian Prealps Regional Natural Park and the nearby Triglav National Park have collaborated for years. Among the recent joint projects, Dinalpconnect aims to create ecological continuity between the Dinaric mountains and the Alps

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Silencing the Fourth Estate: Italy’s democratic drift
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Petition against attacks on Domani newspaper, and for media freedom in Italy
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Italy: MFRR partners strongly condemn investigation into Domani journalists
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