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Monaco: webmaster accused of defaming the Head of State

In Monaco (Principality of Monaco), Marc Giacone, the owner of a new satirical website, featuring cartoons allegedly defaming and ridiculing the Prince Albert II and other local politicians risks a 6 month prison sentence and a fine of 1500€. The website, Monaco Politic Circus, which was meant to imitate the famous French satirical political weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, has been suspended.

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