World cup 2010 stadiums

On September 3rd the first international forum on transnational organised crime, illegal economies and globalisation “OLE – Otranto Legality Experience” ended with a public debate on the occasion of the anniversary of Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa assassination. About 250 people attended the debate that saw the participation of Jurgen Roth (German writer and journalist), Nando … [Read more…]

Latin americas drug cartels giving al qaeda a lift

The Social Cooperative Placido Rizzotto was founded in 2001 by a group of young people within the framework of the project Libera Terra, promoted by Libera and by the Prefecture of Palermo. It performs work placements in favour of disadvantaged subjects, thus creating occupational opportunities, inspired to the principles of solidarity and legality. The farming … [Read more…]

Toxic Europe

December 9 is the International Anti-Corruption Day, designated by the UN General Assembly in 2003. December 10 is the Human Rights Day, celebrated annually across the world. Despite the distance that only apparently separates the two commemoration days, we intend to show the chain rings that link illegality, brought about by organised crime syndicates, with … [Read more…]

The difference between governments and drug cartels

774.707 metric tons of high purity cocaine have been seized worldwide in 2011. The data definitively prove that the world production estimate of cocaine provided by the U.S. State Department (700 metric tons) is wrong. 2011 has proven to be a record year for cocaine seizure operations worldwide. From January 1 to December 31, police … [Read more…]

Oc and drugs in greece

The Associazione Ilaria Alpi, FLARE Network and Novaja Gazeta announce a competition for the production of an investigative journalistic video documentary on the theme of international organised crime and corruption. In order to promote the circulation of information about organized crime and encourage and support journalists’ initiatives to analyse a phenomenon which now has international … [Read more…]

Welcome to FLARE Network

Welcome to FLARE Network. Our website is divided into five sections we call worlds. Each world represents the activities we are working on and the initiatives we are involved. Fight is the place where you can discover who we are, what we do, where we are and how you can reach us. Here you will … [Read more…]

Match fixing scarring the face of the beautiful game

The competition for the production of two investigative journalistic video documentaries on the issues of transnational organised crime and corruption is open. Apply now! In order to promote the circulation of information about organised crime and to encourage and support journalists’ initiatives to analyse a phenomenon which now has international significance and deep local roots, … [Read more…]

Season of Legality

The significance of the campaign “Season of Legality” is now over. When FLARE decided to take up the challenge to go for something unique, something unprecedented such as a European social campaign, our network knew well that it would have been all but a easy task. “Season of Legality” represented the very first concrete action … [Read more…]

BEST INTERNATIONAL ORGANISED CRIME REPORT 2012 APPLY NOW!

The competition for the production of two investigative journalistic video documentaries on the issues of transnational organised crime and corruption is open. Apply now! In order to promote the circulation of information about organised crime and to encourage and support journalists’ initiatives to analyse a phenomenon which now has international significance and deep local roots, … [Read more…]

SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATION

If you are a university student and wish to participate at the Summer School in Lecce (July 16-20), please read the following attachments carefully and send them to summerschool[at]ole2012.org no later than July 2, 2012. On July 6 we will publish the list of admitted students. At this time, admitted students will have to provide … [Read more…]