14 January 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT United States
After US activist's death, calls to amend computer crime law
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The tragedy of the suicide of Internet activist Aaron Swartz shines a spotlight on profound flaws in the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and provides an opportunity to think about how to address them. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, current hacking laws are too broad, too vague, and have far too heavy-handed penalties. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Sudan
Civil society organizations shut down in Sudan
Human Rights Watch


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Argentina
Periodistas reciben pedradas durante manifestación en Argentina
Foro de Periodismo Argentino


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Burma
Burma urged to drop charges against peaceful protesters
Human Rights Watch

China
Propaganda Department continues to suppress media in mainland China
International Federation of Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Greece
Homemade bombs explode outside Greek journalists' homes
International Press Institute

Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan's first media law comes into effect
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Journalists in Egypt face legal action despite free speech pledges
Committee to Protect Journalists
عربي

Iran
Arab Iranian activists' death sentences approved
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي

Palestine / Israel
Palestinian journalists forcibly prevented from covering Israeli operation
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms
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