Italian earthquake town to sue French satyrical magazine Charlie Hebdo


The authorities in Amatrice, after which is named a pasta dish, launches legal action over cartoons mocking victims of the devastating August earthquake as 'penne in tomato sauce' and 'lasagne'.

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An Italian town is pursuing legal action against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo over a cartoon portraying victims of last month’s earthquake as types of pasta, and another suggesting the mafia was to blame for the death toll of almost 300, reports The Guardian.