3 April - 10 April 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Spain
Police in the plaza: Repression of public protests in Spain
Index on Censorship
The international economic crisis led to widespread demonstrations that changed the face of citizen protest in Spain. But now there is a move to criminalise one of the most powerful movements in recent years. (read more)
Protesters gather outside of the Partido Popular headquarters in Madrid, 9 April 2013.
Protesters gather outside of the Partido Popular headquarters in Madrid, 9 April 2013.

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International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Cyber-attacks a constant threat for human rights, free expression organisations
Committee to Protect Journalists


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Burundi
New law would limit protection of sources, increase fines for journalists in Burundi
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Cuba
Cuban journalist freed seven months after reporting on cholera outbreak
Reporters Without Borders
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
India / Kashmir (India)
Award-winning filmmaker faces off against India's Censor Board
Index on Censorship


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Syria
4 Italian journalists siezed in Syria days after Assad extends offer of amnesty to kidnappers
International Press Institute

 
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