5 February 2013
IFEX
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Afghanistan
Afghan writer faces illegal arrest warrant
Reporters Without Borders
An arrest warrant has been issued for Partaw Naderi, a well-known poet, writer and contributor to Afghan news media, in connection with a libel action by the transport minister. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Eritrea
Eritrean soldiers stage mutiny, storm information ministry
Reporters Without Borders
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Liberia
Liberian activist detained for planning peaceful demonstration
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building

Somalia
Somali journalist and alleged rape victim given one-year jail term
National Union of Somali Journalists

Sudan
Security forces attack Sudanese university students
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Caribbean
Criminal defamation laws still on the books in Caribbean nations
International Press Institute

Honduras
Teléfono celular de compositor intervenido en Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Algeria
Algerian rights activists sentenced to prison
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي

Bahrain
Bahraini police officer accused of torture promoted to government position
Bahrain Center for Human Rights

 

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