27 February - 6 March 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Egypt
Egypt's new protest bill fails to protect protesters
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
A proposed bill to regulate protests in Egypt fails to restrict the use of force or ensure accountability for crimes committed by members of the security forces against peaceful demonstrators. (read more)
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Plain-clothes security personnel beat an anti-government protester at Cairo's Tahrir Square on 3 March 2013
Plain-clothes security personnel beat an anti-government protester at Cairo's Tahrir Square on 3 March 2013

>> Check out the BBC's report on the recent wave of protests in Egypt



International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Civil society facing barriers to participation in upcoming telecom policy forum
ARTICLE 19


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Kenya
New Kenyan law supports internally displaced people's access to information
ARTICLE 19


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Americas
Report exposes the roots of the culture of impunity in the Americas
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Afghanistan
Safety concerns as Afghan journalists face increasing harassment, violence
Reporters Without Borders
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Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Russia
One year later, Pussy Riot members still in Russian jails
Human Rights Watch

 
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