23 January 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Thailand
Thai editor sentenced to 11 years over defamatory articles
Southeast Asian Press Alliance
A Thailand criminal court sentenced Somyot Pruekasemsuk, editor of a political magazine, to eleven years of imprisonment for publishing two articles in 2010 deemed defamatory to the country's monarchy. (read more)


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Transparency, access to information key to addressing global hunger crisis
ARTICLE 19


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Nigeria
State government bars officials from speaking with press in Nigeria
Media Rights Agenda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
El Salvador
TV crew covering trial in El Salvador receives menacing threats
Reporters Without Borders
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Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Russia
LGBT activists attacked in Russia, authorities turn blind eye
Freedom House

Turkey
Turkish journalists jailed on vague anti-terror charges
Committee to Protect Journalists


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Palestine
Hamas internal forces in Gaza arrest several journalists
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms
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