20 February - 27 February 2013
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT International
Do news blackouts help journalists held captive?
Committee to Protect Journalists
In many cases when journalists are kidnapped, news organizations invoke the captives' safety in seeking media blackouts, but is the strategy effective? (read more)
 Journalist James Foley was kidnapped in Syria on 22 november 2012
Journalist James Foley was kidnapped in Syria on 22 november 2012

>> LIsten to a 2011 NHPR interview with James Foley following his release from a Libyan prison



Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Zimbabwe
Police in Zimbabwe ban "specifically designed radios", claiming used for hate speech
Media Institute of Southern Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Chile / United States
Chilean Twitter user faces jail after US officials disclose his identity
PEN American Center


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Bangladesh
Journalists and protesters injured in Bangladesh demonstrations
ARTICLE 19


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Spain / Western Europe
EU court to review Spanish data protection case against Google
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Yemen
Killing of protesters adds to growing concerns about Yemen's commitment to reform
Human Rights Watch
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