13 March 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Rwanda
Rwanda adopts access to information law
ARTICLE 19
A comprehensive access to information law came into effect in Rwanda on 11 March. Its passage makes Rwanda the 11th African country with a right to information law. (read more)


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Reports on right to privacy in China, Senegal and Mexico submitted to UN rights council
Privacy International

Artistic censorship report: Cuban writer sentenced, artwork censored in UK
ARTICLE 19


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Somalia
Police beat journalists covering rape trial in Somalia
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Colombia
Letter bomb sent to home of Colombian journalist
Committee to Protect Journalists
Español

Ecuador
Ecuadorian journalist sentenced to prison for defamation
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
Español

Mexico
Will recent wave of arrests improve media safety in Mexico?
Committee to Protect Journalists
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China
Report on the shifting dynamics of censorship and control in China
Committee to Protect Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Nine-year sentence for Azeri editor politically-motivated, group says
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian rights activists sentenced to prison
Human Rights Watch
عربي

United Arab Emirates / Bahrain / Oman / Saudi Arabia
Gulf human rights defenders face reprisals for cooperating with UN
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
عربي

 

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Protest serious threats to Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli

 

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