29 April 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Iraq
Iraqi authorities suspend licences of 10 TV stations
Reporters Without Borders
Iraqi authorities suspended the operating licences of pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera and nine other TV channels after accusing them of escalating sectarian tension. (read more)


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Right to Share: Principles on free expression and copyright in the digital age
ARTICLE 19
Français | Español | عربي


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Uganda
Ugandan IFEX member office broken into
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
Periodista agredido por fiscal en Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios

Honduras
Director of Honduran free expression NGO warned of plot against him
Comité por la Libre Expresión
Español

Mexico
Transparency needed in investigation into Mexican photographer's murder
ARTICLE 19
Español

Venezuela
Venezuela must present evidence or release U.S. filmmaker
Committee to Protect Journalists


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Burma
More political prisoners released from Burmese jails
Mizzima News

China
Chinese journalist arrested for distributing video footage of a protest
Reporters Without Borders


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
UN member states urged to hold Azerbaijan accountable for human rights abuses
ARTICLE 19, Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety

Ukraine
Opposition television station suspended in Ukraine
Reporters Without Borders
Français

United Kingdom
Victory for free speech as UK libel bill passes
Index on Censorship


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Libya
Libya's journalists face growing threats to their safety
Reporters Without Borders
Français

Tunisia
Tunisian court fails to review verdict in Muhammad cartoon case
Index on Censorship

 

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