5 April 2013
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Fourteen years and counting: Act to free Uzbek writer
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Azerbaijan
Azeri youth activists could face up to eight years in prison
Human Rights Watch
Uzeyir Mammadli, Rashadat Akhundov and Zaur Gurbanly have been sent to pretrial custody on dubious charges of illegal weapons possession. All are board members of NIDA, a youth opposition movement that is highly critical of the government. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Togo
Togolese journalist allegedly targeted, injured in hit-and-run attack
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Cuba
Authorities should release Cuban journalist imprisoned for six months
International Press Institute
Español

Mexico
Mexican community radios hounded for opposing wind farm
Reporters Without Borders
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China
Activists' detention calls into question China's commitment to fighting corruption
Human Rights Watch

Sri Lanka
Armed attack on Tamil newspaper's distribution office in northern Sri Lanka
Reporters Without Borders


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
United Kingdom
UK's Draft Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press raises concerns
ARTICLE 19


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Egypt's repressive draft law on NGOs examined
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights
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