IFEX Daily Digest for 25 July 2012

25 July 2012 | China

A year after Wenzhou, China still censoring disaster stories

Authorities were urged to allow journalists to freely cover the aftermath of the recent deadly flooding in and around the capital.


24 July 2012 | International

ARTICLE 19 Artist Alert: June 2012

The report highlights cases of artists around the world whose right to freedom of expression has been curtailed and abused, and seeks to more effectively promote and defend freedom to create.

Asia and Pacific
Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras

24 July 2012 | Philippines

Journalists urge Rules of Court review to combat impunity

The slow progress of the Ampatuan Massacre trial is typical of how the rules governing Philippine legal procedures have resulted in the delay of the prosecution of suspected wrong-doers, including those accused in heinous crimes.

Middle East and North Africa
Compiled by Khadija Mahi

25 July 2012 | Syria

RSF pays tribute to citizen journalists killed during uprising

RSF, through a live tweet application, is bringing to life the experiences of people who find ways of circulating information in the midst of danger.

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13 July 2012

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