19 Dec 2019 Lvl. 2
Alert created on: 27 Apr 2018 n° 33/2018 Italy
Journalist Daniele Lupo slapped by former Minister
Journalist Daniele Lupo was assaulted on 19 April 2018 in Rome. The journalist was slapped by former minister Mario Landolfi who was being asked a question about state payments allocated to former members of parliament, including the former minister.
05 Jun 2018
Mario Landolfi, former Italian minister of Communications, apologised during a TV broadcast for having slapped the journalist.
19 Dec 2019
Reply from the Italian authorities (information provided by the Ministry of Interior)