27 March - 3 April 2013
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT Egypt
Attempts to silence Egyptian satirist part of worrying trend
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights
In a recent wave of judicial proceedings against the media, prominent Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, often referred to as the Egyptian Jon Stewart, was arrested on charges of insulting and mocking President Mohammad Morsi on his program. (read more)
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Bassem Youssef enters the state prosecutors' office to face accusations of insulting Islam and the president
Bassem Youssef enters the state prosecutors' office to face accusations of insulting Islam and the president

>> Click here to read a NY Times blog post on the diplomatic repercussions of Jon Stewart's comments on the case



Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Mali
Covering conflict: Mali's war, unseen
Freedom House


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Canada
Investigation launched into muzzling of Canadian government scientists
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
South Korea
South Korea's "three strikes" copyright law being challenged
Electronic Frontier Foundation


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Belarus
Examining state propaganda and the need for media literacy in Belarus
Index on Censorship

 
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