Falcone (Messina). Antonio Mazzeo to trial for Defamation
The collaborator of “I Giovani Siciliani” was sued by the City Council for a news story of 2012
The public prosecutor of the Court of Patti (in the province of Messina) indicted for libel the journalist Antonio Mazzeo, sued by the city of Falcone (Messina province) for inquiry “Falcone, Mafia town between Tindari and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto”, published in August of 2012 by the monthly magazine I Giovani Siciliani. On July 8, 2015, the examining magistrate had rejected the request for dismissal.
In his article, as reported by Ossigeno, Mazzeo reported the contents of a document given to the Prefect of Messina from an opposition group to justify a request to dissolve the Municipal Council for mafia infiltration. Read also the latest update.