1 May 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Americas / World Press Freedom Day
Impunity persists on attacks against journalists
IFEX América Latina y el Caribe
On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, IFEX-ALC calls on States to take measures against impunity, to join the necessary and constructive international observance, and to protect the work of journalists and freedom of expression advocates. (read more)
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Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Guinea
Police in Guinea clamp down on protests against voter registration software
Media Foundation for West Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Argentina
Trabajadores de prensa agredidos por policía en Argentina
Foro de Periodismo Argentino

Chile / United States
Case dropped in Chile against creator of Twitter parody account
PEN American Center

Mexico
Mexican press fails to question journalist murder case
Committee to Protect Journalists

United States
New report reveals which U.S. Internet companies protect user data
Electronic Frontier Foundation


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China
Chinese activist's imprisoned nephew needs effective care
Human Rights Watch

Nepal
Nepalese journalist escapes murder attempt
Federation of Nepali Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Italy
Anarchists and suspected mafia target Italian media
Committee to Protect Journalists


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Iran
Censorship intensifies in run-up to Iranian presidential elections
Reporters Without Borders

Morocco
Moroccan academic targeted for comments about religious texts
ARTICLE 19

Syria
Two foreign journalists missing in Syria
Committee to Protect Journalists

 

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