Augusto Di Meo: The man who is the witness of truth and justice for the murder of Don Peppe Diana

Augusto Di Meo is the eye witness of the killing of Don Peppe Diana, who was brutally gunned down in his church in Casal di Principe on March 19th 1994, because with his work and his words he defended his people.

IN AN ASSET CONFISCATED FROM THE MAFIA IN CASAPESENNA THERE IS A YOUTH HOSTEL FOR ALL THE YOUNG CITIZENS OF THE WORLD

One of the pride of the network of GIOSEF Italy is  certainly IL PAGURO OSTELLO (Website: http://www.ilpaguro.eu/) a center of hospitality and youth aggregation located in Casapesenna (Caserta) in an assett confiscated from organized crime. The property was granted to Agrorinasce Scarl, to make it a “Center for the promotion of social commitment and a …

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The mafia is by no means invincible

“The mafia is by no means invincible: it is a human thing and like all human things it has a beginning and will also have an end. We must rather realize that it is a terrible and very serious phenomenon; and that you can win by not expecting heroism from defenseless citizens, but by engaging …

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THE MAFIOSI OF 2022 DON’T HOLD GUNS, THEY WEAR SUITS AND INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET

The mafia (Cosa Nostra) is a criminal organization, unitary and vertically structured, which is distinguished from any other by its characteristic of “territoriality”. It is divided into “families”, connected to each other by their common dependence on a common management, which tend to exercise the same sovereignty over the territory that the State should and …

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Mafia fears education more than justice

“Talk about the mafia. Talk about it on the radio, on television, in newspapers. But talk about it “. So Paolo Borsellino urged civil society not to surrender to the fight against the mafia. And also judge Antonino Caponnetto – head of the anti-mafia pool – at every opportunity urged young people to take responsibility, …

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CASALESE DOESN’T EQUAL MAFIOSO

The Casalesi citizens are the inhabitants of Casal Di Principe, a town in the province of Caserta, near Naples in the Campania region. A common mistake in the international  perception of the world is to associate the word “mafia” with the word “Italy”, as is done with pizza and mozzarella. By association of ideas we …

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Mafia kills the man of the state that have been abandoned and left by themself

To fully explain the meaning of this sentence we will borrow the words of judge Giovanni Falcone, contained in the book “Cose di cosa nostra”. “I believe that the Cosa Nostra is involved in all the important events of Sicilian life, starting with the Allied landing in Sicily during the Second World War and going …

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There isn’t only one mafia, it takes all the form it needs to hurt the most

There isn’t only one mafia The mafia phenomenon can be considered uniform and lasting at least two centuries as for now. It is not an emergency, as has often been believed, but a structural fact that runs through the history of Italy and that manifests itself in different forms depending on the historical periods and …

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Mafias are a world problem, not an italin one

Mafias are a world problem Going through the judicial chronicles of the newspapers, you can read everyday news of anti-mafia or anti-drug operations involving several countries and several continents. In general, apart from the striking cases, these are short articles that do not arouse any reaction in public opinion […] Yet the Italian mafias – …

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MAFIA DOMINATES ITALY WHEREVER THE STATE LOSES ITS CREDIBILITY

What is the true essence of the mafias?

To explain it better, we will borrow the words of Judge Paolo Borsellino to the students of a high school in Bassano del Grappa, on January 26th, 1989

La Tertulia del Paguro. EP 3: Mobility

Do you want to spice up your resume with an incredible and unique experience while living abroad? Are you looking for a challenge that will allow you to grow personally and professionally? Do you have the adventurous spirit to start a new chapter, explore a different country and meet new people? If the answer to …

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La Tertulia del Paguro. EP 2: Solidarity

Have you ever wanted to live abroad but didn’t have the money to do so? Looking for an opportunity to help the community, in Europe and beyond? Are you between 18 and 30 years old? Do you want to learn new skills and improve yours through non-formal education? In today’s podcast we will talk about …

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La Tertulia del Paguro. EP 1: Gathering

Hi Italy from the Paguro, we are very excited to start this podcast and to share time with you. In this episode we will explain the meaning of the word Tertulia and we will introduce friends who come from different countries and cultures, united by the love for Italy and for the music that we …

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ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: Fátima Hamed Hossain

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: Fátima Hamed Hossain is the first Muslim woman to head a political group with representation.

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: LAGARDE LIST

Lagarde List is a spreadsheet containing roughly 2,000 potential tax evaders with undeclared accounts at Swiss HSBC bank’s Geneva branch.

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: Maria Gil

Also known as Maria da Fronteira. She is a reference point in the promotion of “Mulheres Ciganas” in Portugal

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: Carnation Revolution

A coup d’etat, also called a coup, is a sudden change of government that is illegal and usually violent. We know many violent ones such as the ones in Chile or Cuba.

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: Manolis Glezos the first partisan

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe: Manolis Glezos the first partisan d’europa He is a man who became a symbol for his resistance action

ESC FACTOR stories of Europe:Athens Polytechnic uprising

Since 21 April 1967, Greece had been under the dictatorial rule of the military. During those years the civil rights were abolished and many politicians and citizens were tortured, imprisoned or exiled for their political beliefs.

Pearls of Youth Work: interview with Paul Kloosterman

Fifth and, for the moment, last pearl of Youth Work. Today we talk to Paul Kloosterman.”Pearls of Youth Work” are a series of video interviews, with related transcripts, carried out in the framework of the project DialogIn Youth Work, Erasmus Plus – KA347 – Youth Dialogue Projects.

Pearls of Youth Work: interview with Salvi Greco

This video interview is part of the cycle “Pearls of Youth Work”, a series of video interviews, with transcripts, carried out within the project DialogIn Youth Work, Erasmus Plus – KA347 – Youth Dialogue Projects.

Pearls of Youth Work: interview with Simona Molari

Third pearl of Youth Work, this time the protagonist is Simona Molari. Simona comes from the city of Turin, where she was born and where she lives.This video interview is part of the cycle “Pearls of Youth Work” a series of video interviews, with relative transcripts, realised within the project DialogIn Youth Work, Erasmus Plus – KA347 – Youth Dialogue Projects.

Pearls of Youth Work: interview with Silvia Volpi

The second episode of the publication cycle “Youth Work Pearls” is online. It is a series of video interviews, with related transcripts, carried out within the project DialogIn Youth Work, Erasmus Plus – KA347 – Youth Dialogue Projects.

Pearls of Youth Work: interview with Federica Demicheli

With this interview we inaugurate the cycle of publications “Pearls of Youth Work”, a series of video interviews, with related transcripts, carried out within the project DialogIn Youth Work, Erasmus Plus – KA347 – Youth Dialogue Projects.

Mafie & Social Media: interview with Anna Sergi with VIDEO

Anna Sergi is a doctor of sociology with a specialisation in criminology at the university of essex where she is currently a senior postgraduate lecturer in the sociology department. She’s specialised in comparative criminal justice, organised crime and mafias.

Mafias & Social Media: interview with Davide Bennato with VIDEO

For the round “Mafie & Social Media” we interviewed Professor Davide Bennato who teaches at the University of Catania (DISUM Department of Humanities) Sociology of Cultural and Communicative Processes, Sociology of Digital Media and Digital Sociology since the Academic Year 2020/2021.
His field of research relates to the study of digital media consumption behaviour, forms of social relations on the internet and technologically mediated collective behaviour.

Mafias & Social Media: interview with Enzo Ciconte with VIDEO

Professor Enzo Ciconte is a teacher of the history of organised crime at the University of Roma Tre and of the history of Italian mafias at the University of Pavia. From 1997 to 2010 he was a consultant to the Anti-Mafia Parliamentary Commission and his 1992 book “‘Ndrangheta dall’unità ad oggi”

Mafias & Social Media: interview with Attilio Bolzoni with VIDEO

Mafias and social media interview with attilio bolzoni, the complete text and the video of the interview with the journalist from Domani who talks to us about how the mafia evolves as opposed to the anti-mafia which still lives on ancient languages.

Mafias & Social Media: Mafia communication in times of social networks

Mafie & Social Media: mafia communication at the time of social networks is the latest communication campaign by Giosef Italy.
With the support of the Foundation legality project ONLUS in memory of Paolo Borsellino and all the other mafia victims – an initiative of the National Association of Magistrates of Palermo -we have created a series of video interviews, whose central theme is the evolution of mafia communication in the age of social media.