4 February 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Philippines
Case dismissed against Filipino poet
Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International
Filipino poet and activist Ericson Acosta is expected to be released imminently after being detained for almost two years on what are now acknowledged to be trumped up charges of illegal possession of explosives. (read more)


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Colombia
Colombian journalists flee homes after receiving threats
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Colombia
Enero fue un mes crítico para ataques a la prensa en Colombia
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Tibet (China)
China urged to stop sentencing Tibetans for "inciting" immolations
Human Rights Watch


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Western Europe
Concerns arise over EU media freedom group's recommendations
Index on Censorship


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Bahrain
Surveillance companies accused of exporting spyware to Bahrain
Reporters Without Borders

Syria
Citizen journalist died under torture in Syria
Reporters Without Borders
Français

Yemen
Concern over government article admonishing Yemeni journalist
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

 

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