RWB concerned about Italian press freedom
Situation cited as representing problem for 'European model'30 January, 11:51
"The situation is unchanged for much of the European Union.
Sixteen of its members are still in the top 30. But the European model is unravelling," RWB said.
"The bad legislation seen in 2011 continued, especially in Italy (57th, +4), where defamation has yet to be decriminalized and state agencies make dangerous use of gag laws".