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Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...

News Releases

EFJ Hails "Momentous Success" in Italian Demonstration for "Right to Know. Duty to Inform"
2009-10-07
European Federation of Journalists
The European Federation of Journalists, along with other organisations organised one of the biggest recent demonstrations in Rome this weekend under the theme â#oRight to Know. Duty to Informâ##, in c...
Emilia-Romagna community in Canada shares condolences and solidarity with earthquake victims
2012-05-24
Emiliana Association of Ottawa
The Emiliana Association of Ottawa is deeply concerned about the results of the earthquake in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.
Europe no longer so exemplary, Russian tragedy deepens
2009-10-22
Reporters without Borders
For the first time since 2002, the press freedom indexâ##s top 20 is not quite so European. Only 15 of the 20 leading countries are from the Old Continent, compared with 18 in 2008.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Prison for press law violation in EU founding member
2012-09-28
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders denounces as outrageous the sentencing of an Italian journalist to 14 months in prison on a libel conviction.

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Europe Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
EFJ Hails "Momentous Success" in Italian Demonstration for "Right to Know. Duty to Inform"
Sources News Release
Article
2009
European Federation of Journalists
The European Federation of Journalists, along with other organisations organised one of the biggest recent demonstrations in Rome this weekend under the theme â#oRight to Know. Duty to Informâ##, in c...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
How to unearth public records: a global guide
Chavkin, Sasha
Article
2013
ICIJ
Among the most basic building blocks of powerful investigative reporting are public records – government documents that provide bulletproof evidence of anything from a change in water quality to the o...
The “human touch”: the key to digging up court records
Sisti, Leo
Article
2013
ICIJ
The most important asset for a reporter is the “human touch.” It means becoming familiar with all the sources in the field. It means that a special technique is necessary to reach my goal of obtaining...
A Marxist History of the World part 76: Italy's 'Two Red Years'
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
Like Germany, Italy was on the brink of revolution in the summer of 1920, after the strains of imperialist war had levered open deep fractures in an unstable social order.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 23, 2016
Workers and Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Working people – and most of us are workers -- are affected by climate change in every aspect of our lives. As climate change worsens, our lives will worsen. If we are successful in bringing about the...
A Policy without a Conscience
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
The tragedy and the horror of Lampedusa did not come out of the blue. Much of the responsibility lies with the policies pursued by European nations. The only policy that could prevent more tragedies l...
Women Are Not Wallpaper
Miren Gutierrez and Oriana Boselli interview filmmaker Erik Gandini
Article
2009
IPS
Something new is appearing on the Italian screen. About time, some may say.

Sources Bookshelf

Killing Hope
U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Mussolini
Hibbert, Christopher
Book
1972
War Leader Book No. 13 in Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century ...
Press for Conversion #43
December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000


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