6 February - 13 February 2013
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT International
Dictators seem strong, but they can't take a joke
Freedom House
Comedians, cartoonists, satirical writers, and even ordinary citizens in many countries can find themselves in trouble with the law if they dare to make light of politicians or ridicule government corruption, nepotism, and other types of misconduct. (read more)
Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar working on
Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar working on "Perak Darul Kartun", a cartoon book which was banned by the government in 2010


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Ethiopia
Ethiopian authorities target magazine in latest act of censorship
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
United States
Major privacy victory: US mayor orders police to dismantle drone programme
Electronic Frontier Foundation


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Cambodia
Cambodian government muzzles lawyers
Human Rights Watch


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Azeri writer harassed over novel about Azeri-Armenian conflict
Human Rights Watch


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Israel
Israel's Prisoner X case raises questions about military censorship
Index on Censorship

 
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