25 April 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT International
In religious freedom debate, nonbelievers must not be ignored
Freedom House
Even though 36% of respondents to a poll classified their religious identity as "Atheist" or "Non-Religious", the interests and right to free expression of nonbelievers are frequently ignored in discussions of religious freedom around the world. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
The Gambia
Gambian government passes stiff law on false information
Media Foundation for West Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
Presidente de Ecuador descalifica al informe de la OEA sobre libre expresión
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios

Peru
TV crew in Peru threatened in attempt to stop broadcast of report on corruption
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Malaysia
Watching the Watchdog: Analysis of media coverage of Malaysian election
Centre for Independent Journalism

Nepal
Nepalese journalist's attackers sentenced to prison
Freedom Forum

Philippines
Filipino broadcaster shot dead
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Tajikistan
Tajik opposition leader attacked ahead of public event
Human Rights Watch


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Bahrain
Bahrain cancels investigative visit of UN special rapporteur on torture
Index on Censorship

Libya
Free speech in post-Gaddafi Libya
Index on Censorship

 

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