IFEX Daily Digest for 10 August 2012
Despite widespread outrage about their trial, there are real fears that the Pussy Riot band members will be sentenced to jail terms in Russia - three years is thought to be likely.
Compiled by Erin Woycik
A contract photographer for the New York Times
was beaten, handcuffed and had his equipment seized while photographing a street arrest in the Bronx, New York.
Asia and Pacific
Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
The director of a Cambodian NGO was threatened after criticising the government's land demarcation strategy during an interview with Radio Free Asia.
The former governor of Palawan province, Philippines is wanted in association with the January 2011 murder of a broadcaster and environmentalist.
Media groups welcomed the arrest of a suspect in the 2011 murder of Filipino broadcaster Niel Jimena.
Europe and Central Asia
Compiled by Diane Partenio
RSF is concerned over an announcement by the Tajikistan communications service that observers will be set up to monitor websites for libellous content.
Middle East and North Africa
Compiled by Khadija Mahi
Eleven activists have been handed down prison sentences by a court in Muscat, Oman for exercising their right to free expression and peaceful assembly.
As Tunisia's Constituent Assembly prepares to review a draft Constitution, the IFEX-TMG expresses its concern about a draft proposal to regulate the media, as well as prison sentences for religious reasons.
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