Press Freedom in Italy: hearing by Ossigeno per l’Informazione
An Italo-German debate at the German Embassy in Rome with 27 representatives of the Berlin Senate in a study mission on the problems of organized crime.
The health report on press freedom in Italy, the cases of threatened and intimidated journalists, wither through violence or through specious lawsuits and civil cases, the relationship journalism-power and the prospects of a new law on defamation: these are only few of the topics discussed on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 during a debate held at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rome. The hearing by Ossigeno per L’Informazione, which was followed by a discussion coordinated by the spokesman of the Embassy (Stefan Schneck), was attended by a delegation of 27 representatives of the Berlin Senate led by Frank Henkel (Minister of Internal Affairs and Sport of the Land of Berlin). Ossigeno per L’Informazione was represented by director Alberto Spampinato and secretary Giuseppe Federico Mennella.
The commission was in Italy for several meetings on the issue of organized crime.