ECHR: Renzo Magosso's 2004 Sentence rejected

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He was convicted of libel along with Brindani for writing that the police knew about the Red Brigade’s plans against Walter Tobagi

Journalist whacked whilst photographing dilapidations

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The son of the former mayor denies being the attacker. Mimmo Rubio handed over the photos to the police.

Rome: Acca Larentia two reporters threatened

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Threatened by an exponent of the far right who then damaged the camera. Expressions of solidarity from fellow professionals and politicians.

He offended the memory of the gang boss: initial verdict overturned

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On the 13th January 2020 the Palermo Court of Appeal found the journalist Rino Giacalone guilty of the crime of libel and sentenced him to pay a fine of 600 euro plus damages and court costs to civil parties, for an amount of about seven thousand euro.

Five years of Legal Aid: 26 aided for free, 8 gratuities and 10 victories

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This is the balance sheet of the first five years of the Free Legal Aid office of Ossigeno coordinated by the barrister Andrea Di Pietro.

In 2019 433 journalists threatened: 23% women, 24% in Lazio

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Ossigeno’s data on intimidation of Italian journalists and bloggers presented on December 28th 2019 by the Ordine dei Giornalisti (Order of Journalists) president Carlo Verna

Police and video footage: rules and fair play

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Police officers cannot delete or seize photos and videos without a magistrate's warrant. The case of Cosimo Caridi in Rome is emblematic.

“You can't film”. Police officers arresta video reporter

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In Rome Cosimo Caridi was identified, arrested and taken to a police station for refusing to delete his footage.

A window broken and Klaus Davi’s house entered

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It happened in Archi, a neighbourhood of Reggio Calabria. The house was empty and nothing was stolen. The special branch is investigating.

Reporter in trouble for a phone call to a magistrate

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Silvio Leoni was subject to a search, the confiscation of his mobile phone and is under investigation for serious offences for telephoning the President of the Court of Assizes of Bologna