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CAPE TOWN’S GANGS: MARTIN’S STORY

On Panorama this evening: a programme on the gangs of Cape Town. there’s also a slide show of gang tatoos linked from this piece, which describes the life of a gang member.

ORGANISED CRIME GANGS “OUTWITTING POLICE”

” As the deluge subsides and the waters fall short we see the dreary steeples of Fermanagh and Tyrone emerging once again.” [Churchill 1922] Its marching season once again in Ulster and here come the rioters. Nothing learned, nothing changed. Except perhaps that its Sinn Fein condemning dissident republicans and outsiders…

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: THE BROTHEL WITH 1,800 PROSTITUTES

In Catalonia, on the French border. Its legal in spain, so maybe it shouldnt be on a blog about organised crime, but note there has been a court case and note also the decision of the Spanish Supreme Court. More fuel for the debates on the sex industry.

WORKSHOP ON ORGANISED CRIME IN CATANIA

“The EU policy on organised crime between Stockholm and Lisbon”
Catania, Faculty of Political Science – October 2010 / July 2011
Via Vittorio Emanuele 49 – II Flooor

1. Workshop on “The new JHA policy process in the Lisbon Treaties” directed by Francesca Longo and Daniela Irrera 29/30 October 2010.

29 October
9.00 Opening
9.30 Prof. Dr. Dr. Jörg Monar, Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, Director of Political and Administrative Studies – College of Europe –
10:45 Break
11:00 Interventions and discussion
14:30 Dr. Denis Clark
15:15 Break
15:30 Interventions and discussion
30 October
9.00 Opening
9.30 10:45 Mr. Neumann, Head of the Europol Legal Affairs Unit
10:45 Break
11:00 Round Table and Sum up

For further information, please contact:

Francesca Longo (lonfran@unict.it)
Daniela Irrera (dirrera@unict.it)
Valentina Barbagallo (urisp@unict.it)

THE PINK PANTHERS

A summary of a much longer piece in the New Yorker. unfortunately the longer piece requires a subscription…

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