21 November - 28 November 2012
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT Egypt
Constitutional decree in Egypt gives Morsi sweeping powers
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, Egyptian Organization for Human Rights
President Mohamed Morsi now possesses authorities beyond those enjoyed by any president or monarch in Egypt’s modern history, say rights groups. (read more)
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Anti-Morsi protesters chant slogans in front of the Supreme Judicial Council building in Cairo, on 24 November 2012
Anti-Morsi protesters chant slogans in front of the Supreme Judicial Council building in Cairo, on 24 November 2012

>> READ ABOUT REACTIONS OF THE JUDICIARY TO THE DECREE IN AL JAZEERA



International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
The complicated relationship between religion and free speech
Index on Censorship


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Chad
Draft media law would sound death knell for independent press in Chad
Reporters Without Borders
Français


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Dominican Republic
Company drops defamation charges against Dominican Republic journalists
International Press Institute
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Philippines
Ampatuan Massacre: will justice be served?
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan court asked to ban main opposition media
Reporters Without Borders
Français

 
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