20 March - 27 March 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Russia
Crackdown on NGOS in Russia intensifies
Human Rights Watch
Teams of government officials have inspected at least 30 civil society groups in the past two weeks in Moscow and many more in other regions of Russia. (read more)
A protester in Moscow demonstrates against law affecting foreign-funded NGOs
A protester in Moscow demonstrates against law affecting foreign-funded NGOs

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International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
UN resolution on rights defenders calls for end to impunity, protection of dissent
ARTICLE 19


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Central African Republic
Following coup, rebels ransack Central African media outlets
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
How access to information in Brazil could improve access to water in rural communities
ARTICLE 19


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Burma
Journalists threatened as sectarian violence spreads in Burma
Committee to Protect Journalists


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Algeria
Algeria blocks travel of 96 activists to attend World Social Forum in Tunisia
Human Rights Watch
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