Jorge Lanata will file a criminal complaint against General Secretary Oscar Parrilli
Argentina, August 24, 2013
In the last program of Journalism for All (PPT), journalist Jorge Lanata presented a report regarding the visit of President Cristina Kirchner to the Seychelles island, known for being a tax haven. The same generated strong questioning by the Executive, including being called “assassin” and “media murderer ” by the Secretary General of the Presidency Oscar Parrilli.
Lanata said he will file a criminal complaint for “threats and public intimidation offense, defined and punished in Article 212 of the Criminal Code”.
In addition, the host of PPT said “there was an incitement to mob violence. This was corroborated in social networks and parastatal operators who took these statements and called for direct action against me”.
In addition, also commented that Lanata make a complaint to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), an organization that depends on the OAS. “It will be linked to the attacks, rapes, and pressures to journalism and press freedom.”