17 October - 24 October 2012
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT United States
Defamation still criminalised in some US states
International Press Institute
As the U.S. presidential campaign enters its final two weeks, the International Press Institute (IPI) today released a comprehensive report tracing the history of criminal libel in the country, where defamation remains criminalised in some 16 states and territories. (read more)
U.S. President Barack Obama and other politicians outside the U.S. Capitol building
U.S. President Barack Obama and other politicians outside the U.S. Capitol building

>> Read about one recent criminal defamation case in the state of Colorado



International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Joint statement on journalist safety delivered to UNESCO


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Democratic Republic of Congo
Rebel and government leaders asked to protect reporters in Congo


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China
Report on freedom of artistic expression in China
ARTICLE 19


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Turkey
Turkey leads world in number of jailed journalists
Committee to Protect Journalists
عربي


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Film industry plagued by censorship in Egypt
Index on Censorship

 
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