17 September 2012
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Jordan
Legal amendments a setback for online expression in Jordan
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information condemns the passing of a law in Jordan that seriously restricts freedom of expression on the Internet. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Côte d'Ivoire
Ivorian journalist attacked by minister's security detail
Committee to Protect Journalists

Somalia
Young Somali journalist murdered
National Union of Somali Journalists

The Gambia
Gambian daily newspapers ordered to shut down
International Press Institute


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Honduras
Critical Honduran radio journalist threatened
Comité por la Libre Expresión
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Honduras
TV journalist's killer gets 28 years in Honduran prison
Reporters Without Borders
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Panama
Journalists' sentence confirmed in libel case in Panama
Inter American Press Association
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Peru
Political pressure forces radio station to fire journalist in Peru
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Burma
Former political prisoners persecuted in Burma
Human Rights Watch

China
China will change leaders, but keep censorship
Index on Censorship

Philippines
Filipino reporter receives threatening visitors
International Federation of Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Diane Partenio
Kazakhstan
Minister's announcement could augur drastic increase in censorship in Kazakhstan
Reporters Without Borders
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Turkey
Four Turkish journalists released, 72 remain in jail pending trial
International Press Institute


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Lama Mourad
Jordan
Arrest wave signals growing intolerance for dissent in Jordan
Human Rights Watch

Oman
Harsh sentences handed down to six activists in Oman
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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