4 November 1918 – 4 November 2018 – Italo-austro-hungarian armistice

After four years of mutual hatred, three and a half years of mutual massacres, after 635,000 dead Italian soldiers (not counting the French, British, American, Polish, Serbian, on the Italian front) and 1,100,000 Austro-Hungarians; a little more than a year after the Caporetto disaster and a few days after the last victorious Italian offensive of […]

The geopolitical imbroglio of Khashoggi affair: cynicism and deafening silences

The murder, in horrendous conditions, of the journalist Jamal Kashoggi on October 2, still makes news around the world. A saga which makes audience, as often in our new world of information 24/24, not so much because a journalist has been murdered (which in the end is considered as a banality), but for the suspens’ […]

10th international cartoons contest of CDI – results

The results of the Tenth International Cartoon Contest “brilliant minds” of the CDI (La Ciudad De las Ideas – the city of ideas) have been published. We are happy to share the results of this contest, that from 10 years is celebrating ideas. First place: Jitet Kustana from Indonesia Second place: Silvano Mello of Brazil […]

Happy halloween!

In the “Games of thrones” TV series, the protagonists are afraid because “winter is coming”. In our reality, which is not a show, it seems that  people’s anger nourrished by inequalities, avidity of economic and financial powers, successful, cynical and scrupulousless politicians, is preparing the night of leaving dead. Will there be a John Snow’s […]

The JACOVITTI’s world – An exhibition in Aosta

This exhibition proposes a long journey in the career of Benito Jacovitti and his numerous characters with many cartoons exhibited for the first time. A hilarous exhibition with the surealistes characters of “Jac”. But also an axhibition which is not only of comic strips, but with a profound cultural dimension, of political and social dimension, […]

Cheeky Laughs (4) – Being a woman – resist to sexism and gender inequality

Here is the last chapter of the conference organized by LIBREXPRESSION as part of the festival “Internazionale in Ferrara – 2018” (#intfe) dedicated to sexism and gender inequality. Always with the participation of the cartoonists: Marilena Nardi (IT), Anne Derenne (FR) and Zainab Fasiki (Morocco), the theme of this last part was dedicated to how […]

Cheeky Laughs (3) – Being a woman – violence and feminicide

Here is the third chapter of the conference organized by LIBREXPRESSION as part of the festival “Internazionale in Ferrara – 2018” (#intfe) dedicated to the fight against sexism and machismo. Always with the participation of the cartoonists: Marilena Nardi (IT), Anne Derenne (FR) and Zainab Fasiki (Morocco), the theme of this third part was violence […]

Cheeky Laughs (2) – Being a woman – Harassment

We pursue the publication of the synthesis of the debate and of the cartoons presented during the Conference held at the festival “Internazionale a Ferrara – 2018” (#intfe). A conference organised by Librexpression, with three great cartoonists: Marilena Nardi, Anne Derenne and Zainab Fasiki. The second part of the conference dealt with a too common […]

Council of Europe Media Freedom Platform

To stay informed on all threats to media freedom,you can subscribe (it’s free) to the weekly webpage of the Council of Europe « Media Freedom »: website: https://www.coe.int/en/web/media-freedom Concerned about the increasing threats to media freedom in its 47 member-states, the Council of Europelaunched in 2015 a platform to protect journalists and journalism in partnership with leading organisations […]

Bulgaria: Investigative journalist Viktoria Marinova raped and murdered

  Bulgaria: Investigative journalist Viktoria Marinova raped and murdered – (Information from the platform “Media Freedom” of the Council of Europe) Bulgarian journalist and TV presenter Viktoria Marinova was found dead on 6 October 2018 in a park in the northern city of Ruse, where she had reportedly been out jogging. A regional prosecutor said […]