IFEX Daily Digest for 8 August 2012
Raajje TV was attacked just days after police accused the station of making false allegations against security forces.
Compiled by Erin Woycik
Asia and Pacific
Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
The Sri Lankan cabinet approved a Freedom of Information Bill in 2004, but parliament was dissolved and the bill never went further.
Europe and Central Asia
Compiled by Diane Partenio
Sign petition calling for defamation to be decriminalised in Azerbaijan.
Middle East and North Africa
Compiled by Khadija Mahi
The government has put into place a punitive system that includes issuing warnings, notices, suspensions and the revoking of licenses from satellite television channels when deemed necessary.
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