29 May 2020 Lvl. 2
Alert created on: 12 Mar 2020 n° 158/2020 Italy
Journalist Gennaro Del Giudice Threatened by Mafia Group
On 6 March 2020, Gennaro Del Giudice, editorial director of the online newsletter Cronaca Flegrea, was threatened while reporting on a shooting in Naples, Italy. Following his arrest and being handcuffed, a suspected member of the Camorra mafia said to the journalist that the raid on his home two years ago was commissioned by the group. “I’m watching what you’re writing. We keep you under control“, he added. Cronaca Flegrea has previously been targeted by the Camorra mafia because of its publications and investigations.
29 May 2020
Reply from the Italian authorities (information provided by the Ministry of Interior)