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Legal aid. Ossigeno helps the authors of a book on trial for defamation

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By a donation to cover legal expenses - The book "L'Affare Modigliani" investigates the lucrative trafficking of fake works of art 

The mis-adventure of a sued journalist who believed he was protected by his publisher

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Fabio Di Chio reconstructs his story so that other colleagues can learn from it. He received a cash contribution from Ossigeno and Media Defence

Rule of law. Institutions must not close their eyes when they observe the harsh reality

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The Ossigeno's opinion: there is extensive and unjustifiable reticence about the high number of violations of the right to information in italy

Italy. Imprisonment for libel. Something is changing

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About the recent decision by which the Supreme Court annulled a 8 month prison sentence of a journalist

Libel. Supreme Court annuls the prison sentence for one journalist

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First sentence of its kind after the decision of the Constitutional Court to give Parliament one year to legislate reform

Trapani. 2 journalists on trial for libel declared innocent after 10 years

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The judgement of the Court of Appeal recognized the right of criticism. At first instance both had been sentenced to pay 30 thousand euros in compensation

Italy. Defamation draft bill. The Senate introduces new alarming punitive rules

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With the first round of votes to abolish imprisonment but increasing fines 20-40 times and reviving punitive rules of the Fascist penal code and others - By Giuseppe F. Mennella

Jail for Journalists: the Council of Europe awaits explanations from Italy

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About the alert published on the International Platform for the Protection of Journalism which regards the legal advice of the Italian State Attorney

Brindisi: 7 acquitted of charges by ex-prosecutor

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Nine years after the Brindisi magistrate's lawsuit. They had referred to the investigations of the financial police (Guardia di Finanza) into the licentious dinner parties organized by the businessman Tarantini.

Italy. Libel. 9000 criminal complaints & 64 prison sentences each year

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Oxygen’s comments on the ISTAT figures of Italian penal libel proceedings against journalists. The complaints doubled in 5 years