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21 August 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Afghanistan
Calling article 'divisive,' Afghanistan expels "New York Times" correspondent
Afghanistan Journalists Center
Matthew Rosenberg was ordered to leave Afghanistan after being questioned about an article suggesting government officials were discussing forming an interim government as a possible resolution to the electoral crisis.
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Africa | Somalia
Somalia: Shabelle Media Network journalists held in underground prison alongside suspected terrorists
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Venezuela
Venezuela: Health minister criticizes media coverage of HIV/AIDS and Chikungunya virus
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
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Asia and Pacific | Burma
Burmese protest leader sentenced to four months with hard labour
Mizzima News
 
Europe and Central Asia | Azerbaijan
Rights crackdown in Azerbaijan coincides with Council of Europe chairmanship
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria / Iraq
James Foley's killers pose many threats to local, international journalists
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
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