3 October - 10 October 2012
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT Philippines
Philippines suspends implementation of cybercrime law
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
In response to various petitions questioning the constitutionality of provisions of the Cybercrime Prevention Act, the Supreme Court of the Philippines restrained government agencies and officials from implementing the Act for 120 days. (read more)

"Cybercriminals" pose for mugshots during the Black Tuesday 2.0 demonstrations in front of the Supreme Court on 9 October 2012

>> Visit the Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance site for more on the "Cyber Martial Law"



International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Artists' free expression curtailed around the world
ARTICLE 19


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Zambia
Report shows mixed reviews of Zambia press freedom
International Press Institute


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Paraguay
Guerrillas take responsibility for radio station bombing in Paraguay
Reporters Without Borders
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Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Diane Partenio
Russia
Appeals court in Russia frees Pussy Riot member, confirms sentences for two others
Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International

United Kingdom
Sixty NGOs support English libel law reform


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Lama Mourad
Iran
Iran steps up its campaign against the press
Committee to Protect Journalists

 
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