2 October 2012
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Call for release of Pussy Riot members prior to 10 October appeal
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT International
The trouble with blasphemy laws
Freedom House
The concept of "defamation of religions" conflicts with the universal right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion itself by designating certain ideas as off-limits for debate and discussion, warns Freedom House. (read more)


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
Ecuadorian magazine fined $80,000 for opinion article
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Ecuador
Intruders threaten newspaper journalist in Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Honduras
Honduran journalist linked to peasant group receives death threats
Comité por la Libre Expresión
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México
Periodista privado de su libertad por agentes de seguridad en México
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China
Chinese writer released, remains under tight surveillance
Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Lama Mourad
Bahrain
Bahraini court sentences activist Zainab Al-Khawaja to two months' imprisonment
Bahrain Center for Human Rights

 
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