Bad News / O2 in English

Bad News | Thursday May 5

Eight intimidations against journalists this week in Italy

Eight. So many where in Italy within the week 29 April – 4 May  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 85 threats in Italy with 153 journalists involved which names have been includes in the Table.


Press freedom is decreasing, says Commissioner for Human Rights
On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, Nils Muiznieks paints a worrying international situation and makes proposals to reverse the trend. Interview with Oxygen

Journalists’ protection. New recall by the Council of Europe
The Committee of Ministers in Strasbourg has given recommendations to the 47 member states, stressing the need for threat monitoring

The language has changed, now lets change things
How the monitoring of acts of intimidation and abuse against journalists has changed the way we talk about press freedom violations

Threats in Italy

La Voce di Venenzia. Hacker attack on the site and facebook page
Gruesome pictures published on the news site’s web page, identified by the Insane-Army logo. The chief editor: “The distress was for the readers”

Sabaudia. Farmers attack Piazza Pulita tv show crew
Laura Bonasera, reporter for Piazza Pulita (a TV show broadcast on La7) and the video maker Sirio Timossi have been the victims of an assault during a television report on the condition of Indian and Pakistani workers in the Pontine Marshes

Sentenced Grosseto football club president for threats against reporter
In 2012 Piero Camilli had insulted and threatened on the phone Matteo Alfieri, journalist for La Nazione, for writing about the dispute with Urbano Cairo, patron of Torino Football Club


Reporter acquitted on appeal 10 years after charges were pressed
Francesco Celardo had been denounced by the relatives of a deceased person mentioned in an article in 2005 on the discovery of a drug storage deposit

Other News


Ecpmf. Shine a light on violations of media freedom in Hungary
In September 2015 reporters have been beaten and arrested. Ossigeno has delivered a letter to the Hungarian Embassy in Italy. Similar initiatives throughout Europe


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

Licenza Creative Commons I contenuti di questo sito, tranne ove espressamente indicato, sono distribuiti con Licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione 3.0

Lascia un commento

Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *