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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT United Kingdom
Victory for free speech as U.K. libel bill passes
Index on Censorship
After a three-and-a-half year libel reform campaign, changes will be made to England's defamation law. Prior to the new Defamation Bill, English libel laws were silencing legitimate criticism and debate - not just in the U.K. but internationally. (read more)
Parliamentarians and campaigners gather at the House of Commons to lobby for libel reform, 23 March 2010.
Parliamentarians and campaigners gather at the House of Commons to lobby for libel reform, 23 March 2010.


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Iceland court orders Visa subcontractor to lift block on payments to WikiLeaks
Reporters Without Borders
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Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Uganda
Uganda: No justice for April 2011 killings
Human Rights Watch


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
Court silences Brazilian property development protestor
ARTICLE 19


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Cambodia
Briefing note on freedom of expression and Internet censorship in Cambodia
Cambodian Center for Human Rights


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Middle East & North Africa
Support for online free speech widespread in the Arab world
Electronic Frontier Foundation

 
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