5 October 2012
IFEX

Draw attention to impunity: IFEX launches editorial cartoon contest
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Bahrain
Bahraini rights defender Nabeel Rajab on hunger strike
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab went on hunger strike today, 5 October, after the authorities refused to allow him to attend the full three-day mourning period following his mother's death. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Uganda
Ugandan police beat journalists covering opposition leader
Committee to Protect Journalists

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean police raid news agency, seize equipment
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Panama / Colombia
Copyright policies threaten internet use in Panama and Colombia
Electronic Frontier Foundation

Trinidad and Tobago
In Trinidad personal attacks on investigative journalists raise alarm
International Press Institute


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Nepal
Maoist party bans Indian film in Nepal
Freedom Forum

Philippines
Supreme Court petition filed against Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Diane Partenio
Europe and Central Asia
New Council of Europe criteria will help define "political prisoners"
Freedom House

Kazakhstan
Provincial reporter hounded by courts in Kazakhstan
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Lama Mourad
Iran
Iran steps up its campaign against the press
Committee to Protect Journalists

Syria
Syrian human rights lawyer detained
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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