Bad News | Thursday April 28
“Press Freedom is declining” Human Rights Commissioner raises the alarm
Nils Muiznieks interviewed by Ossigeno per l’Informazione on the eve of the event of May 3rd.
From Strasbourg, the Council of Europe Commissioner illustrates the international framework and advances suggestions to reverse the trend
Thirteen intimidations against journalists this week in Italy
Thirteen. So many where in Italy within the week 18- 28 April 2016 the victims of violations of freedom of expression through threats and abuses of Law and judicial proceeding which names Ossigeno added to the Public table of the names of victims that includs journalists, bloggers and operators intimidated.
Since January 1, 2016 Ossigeno has uncovered 82 threats in Italy with 145 journalists involved which names have been includes in the Table.
Human Rights Commissioner wishes for an “Ossigeno” in every country
Nils Muiznieks said so in Strasbourg in receving the director Spampinato, who thanked him for the happy definition, “disguised censorship”, which he coined
Council of Europe is studying cooperation between Anti-Mafia and Ossigeno
The hearing at the Strasbourg Culture Committee on the cooperation achieved between Italian Parliament, investigative journalism and civil society
World Press Freedom Day
Protection to threatened journalists. On may 3 Ossigeno will present the major issues
In Rome during the “World Press Freedom Day” in memory of slain journalists. Meetings with students and journalists and a projection with free admission
Calabria. Arrested author of threats against journalist Comito
In 2011 Pietro Comito received a threat letter at the newsroom of Calabria Ora. Parliamentary inquiry on security, signed by the M5S
Italy. March 2016. The most dangerous news by Ossigeno
The penalty of imprisonment for journalists still exists and is still applied. The Cipriani case. In February, 27 threats and acts of intimidation against 33 media workers occurred