25 January 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Turkey
Turkish sociologist gets life sentence in absentia
IPS Communication Foundation
An Istanbul court has sentenced sociologist Pinar Selek to life in prison for her alleged involvement in the 1998 Spice Bazaar explosion, a case that has been reopened three times in 14 years. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Benin
TV station director sentenced to hard labour in Benin
Media Foundation for West Africa


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Asia & Pacific
Call for new ASEAN secretary general to promote freedom of expression
Southeast Asian Press Alliance

India
Internet freedom in India - open to debate
Index on Censorship

Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, justice for missing journalist is a waiting game
Committee to Protect Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Council of Europe fails to adopt resolution on Azeri political prisoners
ARTICLE 19


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Oman
Eight Omani writers accused of cybercrimes, sentenced to prison
Reporters Without Borders

Tunisia
Tunisia's draft constitution conveys compromise but still slights rights
Human Rights Watch
عربي

 

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