15 February 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT International
Attacks, censorship erode press freedom worldwide
Committee to Protect Journalists
An unprecedented rise in the number of journalists killed and imprisoned in 2012 coupled with restrictive legislation and state censorship is jeopardising independent reporting in many countries, according to Attacks on the Press, CPJ's yearly assessment of global press freedom. (read more)
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
India
Call for swift investigation into Indian journalist's death
International Press Institute

Philippines
FOI bill falters in Philippines as midterm elections approach
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
United Kingdom
UK ruling on Google's liability poses threat to free speech
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Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Iran
Rights groups call for end to house arrests of Iranian activist, politicians
Reporters Without Borders, Human Rights Watch

Oman
Omani prisoners of conscience on hunger strike
Reporters Without Borders

 

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