16 November 2012
IFEX

International Day to End Impunity

 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT India
Catholic groups in India file blasphemy charges against critic
Index on Censorship
India's most prominent rationalist, Sanal Edamaruku, famous for debunking religious "miracles", is facing up to 3 years in jail on blasphemy charges; in turn, he plans to challenge the country's blasphemy law. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Ethiopia
Ethiopian authorities must drop terrorism charges against journalist
ARTICLE 19

Guinea
Guinea's treasury director shot dead while investigating corruption
Human Rights Watch

The Gambia
Gambian journalist reports second set of death threats
International Press Institute


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Dominican Republic
Two journalists charged with criminal defamation in Dominican Republic
Reporters Without Borders
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Ecuador
Court rules Ecuadorian paper must apologise to government


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Asia and Pacific
U.S. president urged to address media rights in Southeast Asia
Committee to Protect Journalists

Philippines
Philippines court further restricts coverage of Ampatuan trial
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility

Sri Lanka
Journalists' movement still restricted in parts of Sri Lanka
International Federation of Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Serbia
Coalition calls for transparency in government funding of Serbian media
Association of Independent Electronic Media


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Yemen
Homes of two Yemeni journalists attacked
Committee to Protect Journalists

 

 

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