Newsletter Nr. 18/2019

HIGHLIGHT

Can data journalism bring about new ways of reporting on European affairs? Almost two years have passed since our programme EDJNet kicked off. It is high time to take stock of what has been achieved and of what can be improved. Our online survey aims to assess ways to make the coverage of European issues more straightforward, more compelling and – above all – more data driven. Take part!

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Passages

"Passages" was born a year and a half ago with the aim of telling the main routes followed by migrants along the borders of Europe. Stories of migrants, refugees, but also doctors, volunteers, operators. Some shots from the Balkans by photographer Matthias Canapini


Latest News

Turkey: Erol Önderoğlu, Ahmet Nesin, and Şebnem Korur Fincancı again under trial

Paola Rosà

Less than two months after acquittal in the first instance, two journalists and an activist find themselves accused of "terrorist propaganda": Erol Önderoğlu, Ahmet Nesin, and Şebnem Korur Fincancı will have to face the appeal trial

Croatia: journalists under attack

Giovanni Vale

Minatory writings on walls, physical attacks, and threats.  Reporters Without Borders expresses deep concern for what it sees as a real attack against journalists in Croatia

Zecovi, the quest for justice

Nicole Corritore

On July 25th, 1992, 150 civilians were killed in the Bosniak village of Zecovi, a few kilometres from Prijedor. Among them 29 relatives of Fikret Bačić, who returned to Bosnia at the end of the war to search for their bodies and bring those responsible to trial. On the day of the commemoration of the massacre, we collected his testimony

Sarajevo's Pride

Alfredo Sasso

Huge participation, no accidents, visibly moved participants. And from the stage, the first Pride of Sarajevo is dedicated to all the oppressed of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Let's go out. Sarajevo towards its first Pride

Alfredo Sasso

In 2008, the first LGBT public initiative in Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered a harsh aggression which caused 15 injured and the cancellation of the event. On September 8th, the opportunity is coming to overcome this trauma, with the country's first Pride

Local authorities confronting climate change

Nicolas Kayser-Bril

For most of Europe, 2018 was the hottest year since 1900, and 2019 could even be worse. But how are local authorities preparing to adapt and respond to the climate crisis? An investigation by the European Data Journalism Network

Armenia and domestic violence: "If he beats you, he loves you"

Armine Avetysian

Domestic violence in Armenia is unfortunately still socially accepted. Fortunately, however, institutions are starting to address the problem. The story of Gayane

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Montenegro: Joint call on the authorities to acquit journalist sentenced to 18 months in prison

OBCT and the undersigned organizations call on the Montenegrin authorities to acquit investigative journalist Jovo Martinović, convicted for marijuana smuggling and criminal association and sentenced to 18 months in prison despite overwhelming evidence that his only links with organized crime were those of a reporter

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