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10 July 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Burma
Burmese journalists, chief executive sentenced over defence facility report
Mizzima News
The chief executive officer and four journalists from "Unity Journal" have been sentenced to 10 years in jail with hard labour over a report earlier this year that a military-owned factory was producing chemical weapons.
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International
Campaigning on the free expression stage: Using performance to strengthen community voices
Amy Johnson, IFEX Campaigns
 
Americas | Peru
Peru Interior minister under investigation for 1988 journalist murder
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Americas | United States
U.S. must explain surveillance on civil liberties group
Human Rights Watch
 
Asia and Pacific | Philippines
Publishers acquitted, libel charges dismissed in Philippines
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
 
Asia and Pacific | Thailand
With the military junta monitoring Facebook, a political message there can put a journalist behind bars
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | Tibet (China)
China puts Tibetan writer and husband under house arrest amid Kerry visit
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Ireland
Has Ireland reintroduced criminal libel?
Index on Censorship
 
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