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

Ukraine. Zelensky criticizes Markiv verdict

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The newly elected Ukrainian president hopes for a different…

It was a news, not a plot against the prosecutor's office

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In Syracuse four journalists and two politicians were acquitted after eight years on trial

Imprisonment for libel: the Constitutional Court given the responsibility

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From the Court of Salerno at the request of the Campania union…

Anti-mafia investigates again on threats to journalists

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The Hon. Verini has been appointed coordinator of the newly established working committee within the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry

In Sicily every year there are 10 years of prison sentences for defamation

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Data on the outcome of trials in the courts of Sicily presented…

EFJ: newwhistleblowers directive must be amended

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It has been asked in an open letter sent by, among others, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) to the European institutions that are currently discussing the new whistleblowers directive 

Cassation Court puts a brake on unfounded legal claims and penalises those who pursue them

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Lawyer Andrea Di Pietro comments on an innovative judgment by which the Cassation Court has adopted the concept of "punitive damages" and the abuse of the process coming from the US legal tradition.

Defamation. Three draft bills under discussion in the Parliament

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Two proposals were tabled by Senator Primo Di Nicola of M5S. One punishes vexatious lawsuits against journalists; the other extends their professional secrecy. A third proposal is by Valter Verini of Pd.

Mafia. The Italian editorial empire of Mario Ciancio impounded

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Assets worth 150 million euro including the daily newspapers La Sicilia and Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, two TV stations and a print works, were all seized by the judicial commissioners.