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SPOTLIGHT Egypt
Under Morsi, criminal defamation suits soar in Egypt
President Mohamed Morsi’s first 200 days in office alone have witnessed more defamation lawsuits than under all Egyptian rulers combined since 1892, states ANHRI in its latest report, issued to mark the second anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. (read more)
Wall art in France depicting President Mohamed Morsi
Wall art in France depicting President Mohamed Morsi

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


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Somalia
Somali journalist killed on way to work
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Mexico
Mexican teacher fired for showing gay rights film
Index on Censorship


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Thailand
Thai editor sentenced to 11 years over defamatory articles
Southeast Asian Press Alliance


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Tajikistan
Authorities block news websites, Facebook in Tajikistan
Committee to Protect Journalists

 
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Council of Europe urged to address Azerbaijan's human rights record

 

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