Justice and security

Human trafficking in Europe monitored by GRETA

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | VoxEurop

Each year since 2012, the Council of Europe publishes a report from the Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Traffickers in Human Beings (GRETA) on trafficking for labour exploitation in Europe.


Hungarian prisons are the most overcrowded in Europe 

Wednesday 10 July 2019 | Laszlo Arato
| EUrologus

Lithuania is the EU country with the highest rate of inmates in relation to the population, but prison overcrowding is the highest in Hungary.


Arms in South-Eastern and Eastern Europe (SEESAC)

Saturday 02 February 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The SEESAC organization publishes data on the proliferation of light weapons, on armed violence, as well as on regional arms exports.


People behind bars in Europe 

Friday 11 January 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

Since the turn of the century, the Old Continent stands out as the only macro-region experiencing declining numbers in its prison population. However, positive developments in Russia are key in explaining the trend. The EU benefits from the positive dynamics in Eastern and Central Europe. Recent data for Italy are worrisome.


Europe is not so safe for journalists 

Tuesday 24 October 2017 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Although journalists work in a relatively safe environment in Europe, they sometimes pay the highest price for doing their job


Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics (SPACE)

Monday 05 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The most comprehensive set of data about imprisonment and community sanctions in Europe