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MMF: Media freedom violations published this week (21-25 May 2018)

These are the threats that were verified and published the week beginning 21 May.

Italian journalist Lorenzo Tondo tells Index: “I have a duty to defend my rights”

“They breached my rights,” Tondo said. “I abide by professional confidentiality and I need to defend my sources.”

Mafia versus the media: Italian journalists face upsurge in threats and intimidation

There are currently 20 journalists under police escort in Italy, including Paolo Borrometi who has reported extensively on organised crime