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Lo que intenta este proceso motivado por razones políticas es, evidentemente, restringir la libertad de expresión. Quiere silenciar las críticas satíricas contra la posición política del nuevo Papa publicadas en una página web de izquierdas. Allá por Abril de 2005, en el periódico digital World Press apareció la noticia de que el abogado del Departamento Público italiano Salvatore Vitello iba a emprender una acción legal contra un fotomontaje satírico que mostraba al Cardenal Ratzinger ataviado con un uniforme nazi. Pocos meses después, su intención se materializó en una petición que está siendo considerada por el Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Brasil(STJ). En ella se exige la retirada de la página de la Red y que se revele la identidad de las personas responsables del sitio web, registrado en Brasil. El caso en cuestión es un claro ejemplo de la ambigüedad con que se trata el tema de la libertad de prensa. Cuando el incidente de las caricaturas de Mahoma en el periódico danés Jyllands-Posten, la opinión pública de la democracia liberal se apresuró a condenar el fanatismo y la restricción de la libertad de expresión. Ahora que la sátira se refiere a una figura religiosa que ocupa un puesto privilegiado a nivel internacional, la justicia italiana, en colaboración con el Vaticano, inicia una especie de persecución política en la Red.

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El fotomontaje que se juzga en el proceso es un collage satírico publicado en la página web de Indymedia Italia en Abril de 2005. IMC es una red internacional de sitios web donde los lectores pueden publicar abiertamente noticias y opiniones, que se estableció en 1999 para albergar las protestas contra la OCM en Seattle. Este fotomontaje es una contribución anónima de uno de los usuarios y simplemente une la cara del Papa Benedicto XVI con el cuerpo de un oficial nazi. La foto está acompañanada del siguiente comentario, que las autoridades italianas consideran ofensivo: "Papa nazi - felicidad para todos los fieles. Tras el anticomunista reaccionario ahora llega el ultrareaccionario nazi". La definición de sátira es "composición que ridiculiza y critica a personas e instituciones a través de la exageración cómica". El derecho a la sátira es uno de los pilares de la libertad de expresión y prensa, y es quien garantiza que todos los periódicos y revistas puedan publicar dibujos y caricaturas a diario. Como toda hipérbole, la sátira siempre se basa en algunos elementos de la realidad que aparecen maximizados para lograr un efecto humorístico. En el caso del fotomontaje del Papa, el elemento real es que el Papa Benedicto XVI fue miembro de las Juventudes en Alemania a la edad de 14 años, así como el hecho de que su política durante el mandato de Juan Pablo II era considerada de ultraconservadora. El objeto de la caricatura no es la fe católica sino más bien la orientación política de la persona que ocupa el cargo de Papa, como se explica en el comentario. A pesar de que el fotomontaje reúne todos los elementos que caracterizan a una sátira y debería ser protegido por las leyes que defienden la libertad de expresión, las autoridades italianas hacen alusión a un artículo del Código Penal que criminaliza el "desprecio hacia un ministro de la fe católica", pues el catolicismo es la "religión estatal" en Italia. Sin embargo, la jurisprudencia establecida en Italia considera que el argumento que fusiona religión y Estado está obsoleto y es ilegítimo. Es decir, que el argumento principal de la solicitud presentada por Vitello se cuestiona incluso en su país de origen. Aunque Indymedia no es el autor del artículo tratado, el mantenimiento de la página donde se halla publicado es para nosotros una cuestión de principos. Creemos que el fotomontaje es una crítica satírica de la posición política adoptada por el Papa a lo largo de su carrera eclesiástica y que el abogado Salvatore Vitello ha criminalizado una publicación basándose en artículos anticuados del Código Penal, especialmente cuando este Código ha cambiado sustancialmente lo escrito. La petición enviada el STJ se basa en el acuerdo judicial de cooperación mutua entre Brasil e Italia que limita dicha cooperación a casos pronosticables según la legislación de ambos países y a delitos sin carácter político. Sin embargo, la ley brasileña no da especial protección a los ministros que profesan la fe católica. Y aunque la petición reconoce que el juicio no tiene carácter político, hace alusión a la página web de Indymedia como un "punto de información de la izquierda enemiga". Está claro que el proceso va a restringir la libertad de expresión y que ha sido causado por motivos políticos. Lo que intenta es silenciar la crítica satírica a las ideas políticas del nuevo Papa publicada en un sitio web de izquierdas. Esperamos que el magistrado del Tribunal Superior que se encargue del caso lo entienda así también. Igualmente confiamos, como comunidad internacional que somos, en que la sociedad brasileña manifestará su oposición a este intento de acallar cualquier crítica contra la controvertida orientación política del Papa, llevada a cabo por el procurador estatal italiano. Éste ha mandado recientemente la petición a las autoridades judiciales italianas, pero en Brasil todavía la están procesando.

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Fair Comment

Excommunicated long ago (Thank god!) 09.Apr.2007 16:55

Priests salute
Priests salute

Birds of a feather flock together
Birds of a feather flock together

"Benedict" AKA Mr. Ratzinger, wants to intimidate and silence any opposition. Any worthwhile lawyer should be able to make the case that publication of the photo was "Fair Comment".

this photo?

not the pope 09.Apr.2007 22:11

ratzinger fondly remembers his childhood
ratzinger fondly remembers his childhood

the pope can't hide his background

will google cooperate with the vatican?

curious 09.Apr.2007 22:19

Finding nazi pope images on with google is easy..
 http://images.google.it/images?svnum=10&hl=it&q=nazi+pope&btnG=Cerca

...for the moment.

Will google hide these links just as it worked with the Chinese government to
hide politically sensitive information?

Copy the images to your hard disk and redistribute them to friends if you don't want to lose them.

Ratzinger es un nazi, su iglesia también

gorvachot 18.Apr.2007 00:38



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Drive-By Projections

yezbok drahcir 30.Apr.2007 12:49

The Drive-By Protection Box
The Drive-By Protection Box

What message would you flash?

security

captain.maxwell.doherty.special.forces. 03.May.2007 23:13



I take full legal responsibility for my post which is showing solidaritat with the above. Any actions taken against those shall come under my authority. penalties have reached far as lethal since Vatican is recognized as wwhat is stands for.

captain

no need to show my id trust me.

I am also a lawyer. case legal systte3m is not working I break bones. Usualy. On this case as mentioned above I am allowed to use lethal force to any harmfull even distance intentions towards the posters as been covering the story of an Italian person who posted the pope.photosjop.work attaching nazi uniform and had consequences as in april to may 2005 far as I remember.

c Max

IM roule pour qui?

ciao 07.May.2007 06:02

et quand Dieudonné a caricaturé un colon Israelien de la même façon ce fut la curée, les proces ,la diffamation, le black out , le censure .-de la part des anarcho-sionistes , bien sionistes et peu anar-.

Pour eux on peut attaquer les musulmans jusqu'a plus soif , on peut attaquer les catholiques idem mais touchez au juif et c'est le crime de lèse majesté .

Indy media c'est celà et rien d'autre : le chien de garde du Project for the New American Century avec son Nouvel ordre Mondial . Tout le monde commence à savoir que les IndyMedia sont aux mains des sionistes et qu'il est temps d'aller voir ailleurs .

cancer

captain maxwell doherty alias vedran skocen 27.May.2007 12:33

document
document

read it. and use it at court. case misused meeting me and my team.
thank you.

maxwell

post expansure

captain maxwell doherty alias vedran skocen 29.May.2007 07:08

This has been the only document to be dug up from the CIA website and not only being fragmentary by itself, it is only a part of at least 12 pages report.
Without even having insight into those times anderotti governing, more than clear is that anti-war callout and protests have been pushing the war as such.
Elaborating this further should not 'ring' as odd.
Taking a standpoint for a second involved party to take a counter-point ensures action. No argue about militant judeo-christians have therefore after those statements been pushing the war up further. These latter claims may easily be backuped with of my previous researches on militant judeo-christian uprisings relating middle-east and related global networked expansure of these kinds of strategies.
Vatican as an intelligence, connecting to corporate profit making investing human resources to harm and send to frontlines or chem. and other researches.
Words without backuped evidence are not valid nor of use.
These claims however, in case indymedia would allow me to write more could be proven and clear to all.
Lacking time need to finish breakfast and shower get to the city.

max

call: make a workgroup on this
also contact cia to reveal the remaining documents and remove blacked parts. reason with court should have no major problems.
only (a) thought(s).

PROOF OF HOW THE PAPACY STOLE MY COUNTRY!

SEAMUS BREATHNACH 03.Mar.2008 19:08

MAYBE THE POPE CAN CLAIM THAT HE NEVER STOLE IRELAND

HERE ARE THE PROOFS FOR ANYONE TO READ

ACCORDING TO THESE DOCUMENTS THE POPE AND THE CATHOLIC CLERGY HAVE UNCONSTITUTIONALLY AND ILLEGALLY OCCUPIED THE ISLAND OF IRELAND FOR THE PAST 15 HUNDRED YEARS. THE LAST PEOPLE TO ASK THEM TO LEAVE WAS A GAELIC CHIEFTAIN ADAM DUBH O' TOOLE AND THE POPE'S MEN TOOK HIM OUT AND BURNED HIM TO DEATH! IN 1324 THE REMAINING GAELIC PAGAN CHIEFS PETITIONED THE POPE TO UNDO THE BULL LAUDABILITER, GIVING IRELAND AND ITS PEOPLE AWAY TO THE ENGLISH. IF THE POPE WANTS DOCUMENTS TO USE IN COURT HE SHOULD USE THESE!



WHAT IS IT THAT THE IRISH ARE AFRAID TO ADMIT EVEN TO THEMSELVES!

PROOF OF HOW THE PAPACY STOLE IRELAND FROM THE NATIVES.

IS THE POPE PLANNING TO STEAL YOUR COUNTRY?


 http://irishcriminology.com/02b-The-Criminological-History-of-Ireland.html



There are many people -- educated English and Irish men among them -- who could not believe that the Pope of Rome would be so treacherous as to start and support an unjust war for over almost a thousand years. ‘No way’, they claim, ‘ could the Catholic Church start a war and then hide its misdeeds.’ This denial is partially due to the relentless efforts made by the Irish Church members, powerful men in all forms of Irish education, to keep the truth from an unquestioning public. As far as corporate propaganda is concerned the Roman Church has no peers.

The documents demonstrating these matters are many and scattered over several centuries and languages. But the main documents which demonstrate without doubt the treachery of the Papacy are now a matter of public record. And five of these documents from the mouths of those most closely associated with the the sale of Ireland can be found on the following WebPage.


 http://irishcriminology.com/02b-The-Criminological-History-of-Ireland.html



Directly because of the Papal Bull ‘Laudabiliter’, the native Gaelic people were pitted against the Norman Christians and then against the transplanted Christian English. The struggle continued until the native Gaelic pagans were obliterated — since when, to the present day, not a thousand families in Ireland can speak Gaelic, contempt for the language being universally shown in the Jesuit-owned third level schools, colleges and universities, where hardly a fluent lecturer can be found.



After the Reformation, of course, the thousand year war instigated by the Papacy continued as between English Protestant and ‘Irish’ Catholic.

Anyone who has a sense of humour should read how Fianna Fail — the Church’s party in Ireland — keeps going all the way to East Timor. No one quite knows why. The Vatican take is that these Irish people, who have been fighting for so long for Catholic conquest and Emancipation , have something important to tell the East Timorese. The smart money is on the notion that the Irish are doing what they know best; they are doing the work of the Pope , and are really in East Timor to steal it, just as Ireland was stolen.


If anyone doubts the documents relating to Ireland, which was, perhaps, one of the first countries to fall to the blackguard Church of Rome, let him read the history of Ireland and refresh himself as to the intermittent risings and skirmishes, endless burnings and hangings, and thousands -- maybe millions of Irish people -- torn from their roots and sent as felons to American, Australia, New Zealand and throughout the world. Irish Catholicism is living proof of the fact that ‘crime does pay’. For a shilling a household, Pope Adrian IV sold Ireland into slavery to his fellow countryman, Henry 11, and the enormity of the bloodshed that was to follow from generation to generation, until from each county the native pagan people were uprooted, demoralized, demonized and destroyed.

Anyone who cares to read these documents will find in them a paradigm for colonial Christianity everywhere and its racial hatred of the simple native peoples who have dared to think differently to that of Rome.


Moreover, it appears from these documents that the Pope and his minions have occupied Ireland illegally and unconstitutionally for some fifteen hundred years, since when they engineered Irish fertility to extend their empire through the Irish Diaspora. Even to the present day Irish ‘vocations’ have extended throughout the world, the current craze being that of East Timor, where the Minister for Foreign Affairs imagines he has a mandate from the people (but has it actually from the Pope) to interfere in matters he knows nothing of, save to do the same in East Timor as was done in Ireland. The Irish are out in East Timor to steal it and to set up antagonisms on behalf of Catholicism that will last forever. The Christian conquest is a recipe for disaster in the world and while the Popes have hardly ever visited Ireland (or are they likely to visit East Timor), they have drained the country of its people, its wealth and its peace in the most inhuman and relentless manner.

One can only hope that by making these documents available some Irish men will reconsider what their country did and still does in this world. They may even question the entire use of government on behalf of the Vatican.


(AND IF YOU ARE STILL ASKING WHY THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT APPEAR ON INDYMEDIA IRELAND, THEN, PERHAPS, YOU SHOULD NOT BE READING THIS ARTICLE!)



Seamus Breathnach
 http://www.irish-criminology.com