6 March 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Venezuela
Chávez's legacy defined by disregard for human rights
Human Rights Watch
Hugo Chávez’s presidency (1999-2013) was characterised by a dramatic concentration of power and open disregard for basic human rights guarantees, says Human Rights Watch. (read more)
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International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Media freedom, diversity discussed at UN Alliance of Civilizations forum
International Press Institute


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Burundi
Journaliste burundais libéré "pour raisons de santé"
Reporters Without Borders

Somalia
Authorities in Somalia shut down private radio station
National Union of Somali Journalists

Tanzania
Chairman of Tanzania Editors Forum attacked outside home
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Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
United States / Canada
USA and Canada take steps to ratify intellectual property agreement
Electronic Frontier Foundation


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Afghanistan
Safety concerns as Afghan journalists face increasing harassment, violence
Reporters Without Borders


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Slovakia
Slovakian tabloid sued over photographs of judiciary officials
International Press Institute


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Bahrain
Bahraini government at fault for polarisation of media
Committee to Protect Journalists

North Africa / Egypt / Libya / Tunisia
Despite their role in the Arab uprisings, women still face marginalisation
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
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Protest serious threats to Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli

 

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