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Roma, 23-25 May: VIII Italian Congress of the Radical Party

Marco Pannella @marcopannella
Dear friend, I am happy to announce that the Senate of the Radical Party (composed of those responsible for its constituent organizations: Radicali Italiani, No Peace Without Justice, Hands off Cain... [MORE]

“Humane” and… “top secret” death penalty

Sergio D'Elia @sdelia
On 29 April, in Oklahoma, a death row inmate has died after almost an hour of agony on an stretcher of a botched execution carried out using an experimental cocktail of drugs, which had never been... [MORE]

Detainees awaiting trial and (all) citizens waiting for the truth

Rita Bernardini @ritabernardini
Once again it is "Ristretti Orizzonti" (Restricted Horizons) to shed some light on the tales told on TV by the highest institutional representatives. A few days ago, during the show "... [MORE]

FoIA and the risk of partial transparency

Marco Beltrandi @MarcoBeltrandi
As a Radical Member of the Italian Parliament, together with my aide Alessandro Massari, I worked on the introduction of the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) in Italy, based on the model of... [MORE]

China: (un)sustainable development and (non)democracy

Luca Viscardi
The Wall Street Journal blog, on 23rd of April, addressed the problem of soil and water pollution in China quoting the annual report of the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources: “New... [MORE]

Right to Information in Latin America – Legislation per Country (2)

Demetrio Bacaro @dbacaro
In Honduras, the Constitution of 1982 does not provide for the right to information. In November 2006, the Law on Transparency and Access to Information was approved, coming into full force in... [MORE]

Rights of homosexual couples and families: four years after the Constitutional Court's judgment, what does Parliament do?

Leonardo Monaco @monaco_leonardo
Four years have passed since the publication of the judgement n.138 of the Constitutional Court in 2010, on marriage between same sex persons. A historic sentence for Italy, as demonstrated by the... [MORE]

Photo of the week

Teramo, 2 May 2014: Marco Pannella celebrating his 84th birthday in his hometown with a double espresso and a grappa-flavoured cigar

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