Italy – Operation Ixodidae: Massimo Passamani moved to house arrest; Daniela Battisti released


On August 27th, 2012 the operation ‘Ixodidae (Zecca)’ was launched, with dozens of people investigated for ‘subversive association’ (under the article 270bis of the Italian penal code) and numerous raids and house searches carried out in the cities of Trento and Rovereto. Since then, Daniela Battisti had been under house arrest and Massimo Passamani imprisoned.

Informa-Azione reported in regards to the precautionary measures that Daniela was released on the morning of October 8th, and Massimo was moved to house arrest with all possible restrictions.