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Share12 July 2019The lawsuit of Carola Rackete, captain of the Sea Watch, against the Minister of the Interior, Matteo Salvini, was filed this morning at the Rome Public Prosecutor's Office. In the report, crimes of instigation to commit crimes and defamation are hypothesized. Rackete solicits, among other things, the preventive seizure of the social profiles through which "defamatory content and instigators are published and diffused with specific reference to the Facebook and Twitter pages of the official account of Matteo Salvini".
Legal: "We fear for his safety"
"We fear for the safety of the captain - admits his lawyer, the lawyer Alessandro Gamberini in an interview with Radio Capital -. If a person is referred to as a killer in freedom, as a criminal, as a character to put to the "index, then we do not know what are the reactions from those who, following these indications, can adopt serious behaviors towards him, even aggressive of physical safety. I have this fear. The unleashing of the speech of hatred then you control more. Anyone who instigates to commit a crime in that way does not have control then of the behavior of those who are instigated. "
Municipality of Paris: Award for Rackete. Montano controversy for EU invitation to commander
Meanwhile, while Paris has decided to assign Carola Rackete and the other 'captain' of the Sea Watch, Pia Kemp, the highest honor of the Municipality, the Grand Vermeil medal for "having saved migrants", there are controversies over the invitation of the German commander at the Commission of the European Parliament. "The decision of the Libe commission is profoundly wrong - says the Forza Italia MEP Fulvio Martusciello - we asked that a representative of the Guardia di Finanza and of the Italian Ministry of the Interior to defend the honor of our country". Meanwhile, the EU spokeswoman said: "We will continue to save lives" in response to appeals launched by IOM and UNHCR that have asked, in a joint statement, that European ships resume search and rescue operations at sea.
Salvini: "Does spraying patrol boats involve prizes?"
The Italian Minister of the Interior - after learning of the Paris decision - attacks: "Doesn't he have better things to do? Do you have to be rewarded by rowing boats?".
We also miss the name European Citizen of the Year and we have seen it all! Https: //t.co/fv5QBtGEyk- Matteo Salvini (@matteosalvinimi) 12 July 2019
Support for Rackete and migrants, the number one of Siemens threatened with death
The Siemens number one, Joe Kaeser, received death threats for a tweet in which he expressed his support for the captain of the Sea Watch, Carola Rackete and in general in favor of the rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean. An e-mail from the address "firstname.lastname@example.org" states that the top manager will be "the next Luebcke": the reference is to the CDU politician killed on June 2 on the terrace of his home by a right-wing extremist, Stephan Ernst. President of the district of Kassel, in Hesse, Luebcke had for years been the target of insults and threats, even of death, for his taking of positions in favor of migrants.
Kaeser filed a complaint after the threats arrived, the Deggendorf Public Prosecutor's Office launched an investigation, as confirmed by the WirtschaftsWoche website. Also according to the German economic newspaper, already in March of last year a political exponent whose name was not specified would have received an email of hatred from the same address "email@example.com".
According to the Bavarian Criminal Office, there are "indications" concerning the e-mail that "lead abroad". Theoretically, the owner of the domain used is not the one who sent the message, since the domain could have been "stolen". Siemens did not want to comment on the story. "People who save lives should not be arrested", the number one of the multinational company of Munich wrote on Twitter at the end of June, adding that they should rather end up in handcuffs "the people who kill, who promote and sow hatred and suffering" .