Journalist released but placed under house arrest over articles in 1960s

first_img News RSF_en RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive Follow the news on Italy December 2, 2020 Find out more A Milan judge ordered Stefano Surace’s release on 16 August because of hisage and state of health, but placed him under house arrest at his daughter’shome in Naples. He left prison the same day. The authorities are stillpressing the charges against him, but his lawyer, Vitorio Trupiano, is aboutto file a request for the annulment of his arrest. Ten RSF recommendations for the European Union November 23, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts News A Milan judge ordered Stefano Surace’s release on 16 August because of hisage and state of health, but placed him under house arrest at his daughter’shome in Naples. He left prison the same day. The authorities are stillpressing the charges against him, but his lawyer, Vitorio Trupiano, is aboutto file a request for the annulment of his arrest.______________________________________________________________12.08.2002 – Journalist imprisoned over articles in 1960s ItalyEurope – Central Asia center_img August 16, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist released but placed under house arrest over articles in 1960s News Help by sharing this information News On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabia ItalyEurope – Central Asia Organisation  Reporters Without Borders expressed its outrage over the imprisonment of former journalist Stefano Surace (photo), 69, for supposed press crimes committed more than 30 years ago.The case is “doubly scandalous”, Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard said in a letter to Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. “To sentence journalists to imprisonment for press crimes is contrary to UN standards, but it is unworthy of a democratic country to jail an elderly man who has not been a journalist for years for crimes that should be subject to limitation by lapse of time and which would nowadays not even be the subject of prosecution,” he said. “We call on you to intervene and pardon Stefano Surace so that he can be released”, the letter added. “We also call for the removal of prison sentences for press crimes from Italian law, as recommended by the UN Commission on Human Rights and the UN Special Rapporteur on promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression.”Surace, who edited the nonconformist publication Le Ore during the 1960s, has been incarcerated since December 2001 in Opera prison near Milan, where he is serving a sentence of two years, six months and 12 days stemming from convictions for libel and obscenity handed down in 1963 and 1967. A resident of France for almost 40 years, he was arrested when he went to visit a friend in Italy.He was known for his investigations into prison life and, while still a journalist, had founded an association of former detainees. He had ceased to work as a journalist before these convictions and had become a ju-jitsu teacher. to go further November 19, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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Minister lost touch with Munster farmers as fodder crisis deepens –…

first_imgLimerick Fianna Fail TD Niall Collins Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live BusinessNewsMinister lost touch with Munster farmers as fodder crisis deepens – CollinsBy Staff Reporter – April 3, 2018 1687 Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Previous articleThe next Limerick Historical Society lecture to be given by former RTE correspondentNext articleRecord number of volunteers take part in forth installment of Team Limerick Clean- Up Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Facebook TAGScrisisFianna FáilfodderlimerickMichael Creedniall collinsTeagasc WhatsApp Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival THE MUNSTER farming community has been failed by the Minister for agriculture, food and marine, Michael Creed TD, according to Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins who said the department has left the fodder crisis deepen and spread nationwide.Farmers throughout the dairy heartland of Munster and South Leinster have been left in crisis as fodder supplies dwindle.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In a bid to combat the shortages, a forage register to connect feed buyers and sellers is being established by Teagasc and it is expected that the register will help farmers who have run out of fodder to source silage and other feed supplies from those with surplus stocks.However, Deputy Collins, newly appointed as the party spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade, said that “Minister Creed has lost touch with hard pressed farmers.“He has effectively switched off, judging by his comments earlier this week that it is the “individual responsibility” of each farmer to ensure there is enough fodder on farms.“This is a shocking state of affairs and shows how out of touch Fine Gael is with rural Ireland.“This government lacks empathy and has failed to grasp the severity of the situation of farmers who are struggling to survive as the cold wet weather continues unabated.“We are now into April and poor soil conditions are preventing farmers from putting their cattle out to grass.“The government’s transport subsidy scheme has been a gigantic failure with just nine applications to date. The Minister totally misjudged the situation.Deputy Collins said that from day one, “I have called for a meal voucher scheme to be set up for farmers affected.“Teagasc has been advising farmers to prioritise the feeding of meal concentrates to plug the gap. As it’s a grain based product, there is no shortage of supply and it would reduce the demand for fodder.“However, the Minister’s short-sighted scheme completely ignored this, focusing solely on fodder transportation, therefore driving up the demand, and the price of hay and silage bales nationwide.“Minister Creed must step up to the mark and realise that farmers are genuinely struggling. This government’s anti-rural attitude cannot be allowed to persist”, Deputy Collins added.See more news here Email Advertisement Linkedinlast_img read more

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Areas in Donegal experiencing strong winds as Ophelia makes her way to the county

first_imgParts of Donegal are already experiencing strong winds as Ophelia makes her way to the county.Councillor Niamh Kennedy, says Killybegs has seen gusts carrying debris and instances of high tides earlier this afternoon.She is advising people to adhere to the warnings that have been issued by the local authorities:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/kennedy5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. By News Highland – October 16, 2017 Google+ Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applications center_img Homepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articleRenewed appeal for information on disappearance of Omagh woman, missing for 5 yearsNext articleStorm Ophelia – live updates – live tracking – schools closed Tuesday News Highland Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Areas in Donegal experiencing strong winds as Ophelia makes her way to the county Pinterest Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more

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