11 April 2013
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14 years and counting: Act to free Uzbek writer
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Turkey
Turkish composer charged over 'blasphemous' tweets
Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International
Fazıl Say, an outspoken critic of Prime Minister Erdoğan, was charged with religious defamation in response to a series of messages posted on Twitter. The claimant who brought the case against Say has argued that the tweets publicly degraded religious values. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Ethiopia
Press freedom group condemns Ethiopian journalist's prison conditions
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Mexico
Controversy over Mexican governor's award for free expression
Reporters Without Borders
Español

Peru
Peruvian Congress should reject "terrorism denial" law
Human Rights Watch
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
India
Indian journalists attacked while covering hospital violence
Committee to Protect Journalists

Nepal
Nepalese journalist threatened by movie star; peaceful protesters detained
Freedom Forum


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Dutch reporter arrested on suspicion of spying in Egypt
Reporters Without Borders

Israel / Palestine
Israeli soldier shoots Palestinian photographer in the face
Reporters Without Borders

Kuwait
Kuwaiti journalists could be fined a million dollars for criticising the Emir
Reporters Without Borders

 

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