n.57 January/February 2015
by Stella Morgana
The female prison population is booming around the world.
by Elisabeth Roman
A tradition in many US prisons, the last meal of the condemned to death is dying out.
The lack of respect for EU deficit ceilings is increasingly seen as a crime in the eurozone. But does the punishment of sanctions work? And when speaking of crime and punishment, how can we hope to overlook our continental relations with Russia? The fact-checking site Pagella Politica provides answers to these questions.
by Pejman Abdolmohammadi
A new generation of young Muslims can counter the jihadi.
by Chris Jameson
Serbian, Kosovar and Albanian mercenaries are popping up wherever there is a war to be fought.
by Emanuele Colombo
A global institution and a private company unite to combat violence against women.
by Paolo Campana
Is outlawing commercial sex the best way to fight modern slavery?
El Salvador’s Izalco prison is an especially alarming example of an accusation commonly raised: that far from returning reformed offenders to society as productive citizens, prisons all too often become schools for crime, training and hardening criminals in their ways.