23 January - 30 January 2013
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Council of Europe urged to ensure respect for human rights in Azerbaijan
 
This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT Iran
Ahead of elections, Iran cracks down on journalists
Reporters Without Borders
Iranian intelligence ministry officials searched the headquarters of four daily newspapers and arrested 10 journalists, while two others were handed down arrest warrants the day before. (read more)
Reformist newspaper Shargh published an empty space where arrested journalist Porya Alami's column would usually have appeared in protest against the recent wave of arrests
Reformist newspaper Shargh published an empty space where arrested journalist Porya Alami's column would usually have appeared in protest against the recent wave of arrests


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
On International Data Privacy Day — who is reading your e-mails?
Privacy International


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Somalia
Somali authorities charge alleged rape victim and journalist
Human Rights Watch


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
Flawed media landscape of Brazil revealed in new report
Reporters Without Borders


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Nepal
Charges laid in 2004 murder of Nepalese journalist; media safety concerns persist


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Russia
Russian Duma passes draft law banning 'homosexual propaganda'
Human Rights Watch

 
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