8 threats between 3 and 10 february, 2017
This week, Ossigeno has verified and made know 8 cases of intimidation against journalists and information operators.
Targeted because of their work: Franco Oddo, Marina De Michele; Stefania Limiti; Emiliano Fittipaldi; Gaetano Pedullà, Sergio Patti, editore; Luca Abete.
They are 6 men, 2 women. The methods of intimidation, according to the Ossigeno classification method, fall into the following types: Indictment for refusing to reveal the sources of news (3); Frivolous defamation lawsuit (1), Physical attack (1), Specious civil lawsuit (1), Abuse of legal process (2).
With the addition of these latter cases the names of the victims of acts of intimidation and threats listed in the Ossigeno Table are 3126.
The first names were added in 2006. Since the beginning of 2017 were added to 41 names.
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