23 April 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Uzbekistan
Uzbek writer released after over 14 years in prison
Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International
Mamadali Makhmudov had been convicted on charges of involvement in a series of bombings in Tashkent. With little evidence to back this up, human rights groups worldwide rose to his defence. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Democratic Republic of Congo
Congolese journalist faces year in prison, 100,000 dollars in damages
Reporters Without Borders
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Nigeria
Nigerian journalists attacked while covering embezzlement trial
Media Rights Agenda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Venezuela
Ministro calificó como “retaguardia del facismo” a ONG en Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Pakistan
Four Pakistani papers, TV station accused of violating anti-terrorism law
Reporters Without Borders

Philippines
Philippine military harass rights defenders, journalists; radio manager threatened
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Libya
Libyan editor freed on bail, still faces criminal defamation trial
Reporters Without Borders
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Yemen
Yemeni media face mounting threats as campaign to free journalist intensifies

 

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