23 August 2012
IFEX TAKE ACTION! Tell Malaysia "Don't Change Evidence Act"
 
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SPOTLIGHT Democratic Republic of Congo
Journalist accused of "collaborating" with ex-army colonel in DR Congo
Journaliste en danger
Police and armed forces officers took Fortunat Kasongo away in a jeep and led him by force to Mbuji-Mayi, where he was held incommunicado for 48 hours. (read more)
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Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Argentina
Argentinian journalist's home attacked with molotov cocktail
Foro de Periodismo Argentino
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Bolivia
Bolivian government takes aim at national news agency with libel suit
Inter American Press Association
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
India
Indian government restricts web and text services after clashes
Index on Censorship

Pakistan
Pakistani editor facing de facto ban for his views
Committee to Protect Journalists

Thailand
Thai army chief uses criminal defamation law to deter public criticism
Human Rights Watch


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Diane Partenio
Azerbaijan
Editor of pro-Iranian news website granted early release in Azerbaijan
Reporters Without Borders
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Azerbaijan
Journalist sentenced to four and a half years in prison in Azerbaijan
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety

Turkey
Student detained for two and half months in Turkey, no formal indictment issued
IPS Communication Foundation


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Khadija Mahi
Iran
Journalists, netizens released by Iranian regime; blogger arrested
Reporters Without Borders
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Syria
Two more media workers killed in Syria
International Press Institute

Tunisia
Former presidential adviser faces criminal charges after criticising Tunisia's armed forces
Human Rights Watch

 
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