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Spike in intimidation against journalists in Italy during pandemic

On the evening of 24 October, Italian journalist Raffaella Cosentino was sent to Palermo to cover a protest against the government’s COVID-19 measures organized by bar and restaurant owners. After the announcement of a new curfew in Italy at the end of October, many in the hospitality industry reacted with anger and took to the […]

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Wiretapping of journalists in Italy must be thoroughly investigated

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined its partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and other groups in writing to Italian ministers to express serious concerns over reports that prosecutors in Sicily wiretapped journalists and their sources during a probe and urge them to ensure a thorough investigation is conducted. To: Marta Cartabia, […]

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Il consorzio MFRR condanna l’assurda richiesta danni di 10 milioni di euro avanzata dall’ex cardinale nei confronti de L’Espresso

Click here to read this statement in English I partner del Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) esprimono seria preoccupazione per la richiesta danni di 10 milioni di euro avanzata al settimanale italiano L’Espresso da parte di un ex cardinale che si ritiene danneggiato da un’inchiesta sul suo presunto coinvolgimento in uno scandalo relativo al business […]

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MFRR condemns ‘absurd’ €10 million lawsuit against L’Espresso magazine by sacked Vatican Cardinal

Clicca qui per leggere questa dichiarazione in italiano The partners of the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) express serious concern over the €10 million euro lawsuit launched against Italian news magazine L’Espresso by a former Vatican Cardinal over its reporting on his alleged involvement in a corruption scandal involving the use of Holy See funds. […]

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