Bad News | Thursday June 23
Six intimidations against journalists this week in Italy
Six. So many where in Italy within the week 17 -23 June 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 129 threats in Italy with 216 journalists involved which names have been includes in the Table.
Defamation. More prison? Senate takes a step back after OSCE protest
Blocked the increase of the penalty from six to nine years in prison. But the danger has not yet ceased
Threats in Italy
Rome. “Get out”. Journalist of Agorà threatened during live broadcast
Sara Mariani was in Tor Bella Monaca for a report following 29 arrests in a drug bust. Rosy Bindi: its a sign of crime’s pervasive control
Defamation and Lawsuit and legal action
Catania. They write real facts, two Journalists accused
To trial for an article of 2011, despite the plaintiff has been condemned in 2014. In the meantime the news outlet has closed: no legal protection for journalists
He doesn’t reveal the source. To trial for false information to the prosecutor
For the public prosecutor of Trapani, the journalist Marco Bova may not appeal to professional secrecy because he is not a professional journalist. Solidarity from FNSI and Assostampa Sicily
Italy. May 2016. The most dangerous news gathered by Ossigeno
This monthly review of acts of intimidation in Italy is produced by Ossigeno per l’Informazione for the European Center for Press and Media Freedom of Leipzig (ECPMF), with the support of the European Union