5 September 2012
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Bahrain
Court upholds severe sentences of Bahraini human rights activists
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Rights groups criticise High Court decision to uphold "politically motivated" sentences of 13 imprisoned human rights defenders and political leaders. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Diane Partenio
Eritrea
Three journalists held since 2001 die in Eritrea prison camp
Reporters Without Borders
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Tanzania
Tanzanian journalist killed in political rally


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
United States grants political asylum to persecuted Ecuadorian columnist
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
Español

Mexico
Violence is destroying press freedom in Mexico, report reveals
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
India
Arrest warrant issued for critical Indian cartoonist
Cartoonists Rights Network International

Indonesia
U.S. Secretary of State urged to raise issue of political prisoners in Indonesia
Human Rights Watch

Philippines
Suspect arrested in connection with Maguindanao massacre in Philippines
International Federation of Journalists

 
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