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Bad News | Thursday November 10

Six intimidations against journalists this week in Italy

Six. So many where in Italy within the week 3 – 10 November 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 202 threats in Italy with 364 journalists involved which names have been includes in the Table.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Brussels. Delivered the four panels of memory by Ossigeno
At the European Commission, at the Institute of Culture, at the Press Club, and at the Secretary General of the European Federation of Journalists

Conference in Brussels: How to overcome impunity for attacks upon journalists
A meeting on the initiative of the Brussels Press Club, AEJ and Ossigeno. The UN Resolutions. The solidarity of colleagues. What deterrent to adopt

The gag to information. Dossier by Ossigeno

Ossigeno per l’Informazione has published this dossier on the occasion of the initiatives that it promoted, together with the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) of Leipzig, within the pilot project that goes by the same name and supported by the European Commission, to celebrate in Rome from October 24 to 26, 2016, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, an annual event convened by the United Nations.

Free download the Dossier SHUT UP OR I’LL SUE YOU!

Threats in Italy

Mafia. Funeral show forbidden. Threats to senator
In Catania serious insults also against the journalist of LiveSicilia who interviewed the parliamentarian who has pledged to prevent a show of force by the mafia

Report. Brother of minister Alfano sends warning on broadcasting of a documentary
Alessandro Alfano announced legal action if the TV show were to broadcast the investigation on Giorgio Mottola. The video was aired on October 17, 2016

Defamation and Lawsuit and legal action

Mafia. Anzio mayor wants 5 million from journalist and senator
Luciano Bruschini announced it in writing. He laments a loss of image because of some parliamentary questions and a news report on La7 which talks about it

Mafia Capitale. Journalism of inquiry is not defamation
So says the civil Judge of Rome who has rejected the request for damages by Massimo Carminati to Lirio Abbate and L’Espresso’s chief editor

“Mafia Capitale”. L’Espresso: Carminati’s words will not stop us
Was the reaction by the chief editor Tommaso Cerno and senior editor Lirio Abbate, after the ambiguous attack from the accused, on 24 October in Rome, during the trial

Favourable rents. High officer of the Capital’s city council files complaint against L’Espresso
Raffaele Marra has denied that he signed in 2009 contracts for 96 apartments with a contractor under investigation in the “Mafia Capitale” case

Isernia. Two journalists sued for having published a photograph
Francesco Bottone (ecoaltomolise) and the Chief Editor D’Ottavio came to trial following Nunzia Zarlenga’s complaint. For the magistrate a historical image is not defamatory


Professional confidentiality on sources: acquittal for two non-pros
The decision comes after seven and a half years. The Attorney General’s Office of Caltanissetta had appealed against the judgment of the Court of Enna. The Assostampa of Sicily has welcomed the innovative ruling


Ossigeno Half Year Report : 221 threats from January to June

Italy. The most dangerous news by Ossigeno. August 2016
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

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