12 September 2012
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Daily Digest
Cambodian journalist killed after reports on illegal logging
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
Cambodian journalist Hang Serei Odom, who was found dead, had reported on illegal logging and recently uncovered several cases linked to powerful, well-connected Cambodian elite. (read more)

International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Academic freedom as vital to democracy as a free press, says UK group
Index on Censorship

Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Côte d'Ivoire
Ivorian authorities ban six privately-owned publications
Media Foundation for West Africa

CPJ welcomes release of Swedish journalists, calls on Ethiopia to discharge others
Committee to Protect Journalists

Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Pinochet era legacy still a barrier to media diversity in Chile
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Hong Kong (China)
Journalists' organisation condemns violent attacks on Hong Kong media outlets
International Federation of Journalists

UPDATE: Indian cartoonist released on bail
Human Rights Watch

Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Diane Partenio
WPFC releases report on freedom of news media in Georgia
World Press Freedom Committee

Demonstrators protest moves to silence independent media in Ukraine
International Press Institute

United Kingdom
British government starts controlling exports of surveillance technology
Privacy International

Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Lama Mourad
Detained Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja faces 13 cases
Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab faces ill-treatment in Bahraini prison
Bahrain Center for Human Rights

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