BAD NEWS | January 31

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The Ossigeno’s review. Last news about attacks and violations…

Italy. Also the next legislature will end without abolishing prison penalties?

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Ossigeno will be signalling those candidates who will commit to abolish the provision on defamation allowing judges to condemn journalists up to 6-year imprisonment

UNESCO. Best practices for monitoring and safety of journalists have been initiated by NGOs

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The UNESCO seminar in Sri Lanka showed that many similarities exist between Asia and Europe and highlighted how late Italy is in establishing a national human rights commission

Italy. 52.000 journalists received threats, Ossigeno reports. Who believes it?

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Who will draw the consequences? The Observatory highlights that 3508 names of threatened journalists in Italy show just the tip of one iceberg that is 15 times bigger

Press Freedom: Is Italy the black sheep? No, it isn't and why

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Rankings place Italy 52nd in position, behind all other continental European countries. How they are compiled and by whom. How they can be corrected.

Ossigeno Legal Assistance. The journalist Stefania Limiti has been held in Rome

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She had refused to reveal to the public prosecutor the source of one of her book-investigations on the possible background of the Capaci Massacre. Defense by the lawyer Valerio Vartolo together with avv. Andrea Di Pietro from the Ossigeno Legal Assistance Office

Mafia. In Catania pop singers threaten journalists of "Meridionews"

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Luisa Santangelo had highlighted their ties to the well-known bosses Santapaola and Turi Cappello. Wave of insults on Facebook. The reporters denounced the offenses and publicized the episode

Ossigeno. 423 Journalists threatened in Italy in 2017

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Many episodes certified by the Observatory, which specifies: it is only 6% of the total. The names, the types of attack, the percentages. The alarm on Lazio