24 September 2012
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Pakistan
Media in Pakistan targeted by protests against video
On 17 September 2012 three journalists were injured at the Press Club in Wari, in north-western Pakistan, when a group of people protesting the “Innocence of Muslims” vide set fire to the club building, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF). (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Somalia
Thirteenth journalist murdered in Somalia, fourth in twenty-four hours
National Union of Somali Journalists

Sudan
Freedom of information group condemns YouTube block in Sudan
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information

Uganda
Law requiring registration of SIM cards in Uganda a threat to privacy
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
Ecuadorian investigative journalist takes leave after her safety is threatened
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
Español

Peru
Peru's government should prevent unlawful killings of protesters
Human Rights Watch


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan editor of private newspaper dismissed
ARTICLE 19

Vietnam
Heavy jail sentences for three Vietnamese bloggers
Reporters Without Borders
Français


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Diane Partenio
Belarus
Australian journalist held, equipment confiscated in Belarus
Reporters Without Borders
Français

Turkey
Police detain, assault members of music group, journalists in Turkey
IPS Communication Foundation


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Lama Mourad
Bahrain
Rights defenders threatened, despite Bahrain's support for UN review

Oman
Omani blogger sentenced to a year in prison
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information

 
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