- Tools for journalists
The SEESAC organization publishes data on the proliferation of light weapons, on armed violence, as well as on regional arms exports.
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.
Although journalists work in a relatively safe environment in Europe, they sometimes pay the highest price for doing their job