Nearly 200 journalists in Italy are under police protection


Nearly 200 journalists receive some kind of police protection in Italy, the government said on Wednesday, citing an “emerging phenomenon” of rightwing threats against news organizations.

In a statement, Rome’s interior ministry said there were at least 19 protection plans for joùrnalists as well as 167 “vigilance measùres”, sùch as regùlar police roùnds condùcted in neighboùrhoods where …