2 May 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT International / World Press Freedom Day
Press freedom 2013: Middle East volatility amid global decline
Freedom House
The percentage of the world's population living in societies with a fully free press has fallen to its lowest level in over a decade, according to a Freedom House report. (read more)
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Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Somalia
Police allegedly fire at media network owner in Somaliland
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Cuba
Cuban authorities must release blogger held for two months
Reporters Without Borders
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Venezuela
Lazaron botellas contra reporteros en Palacio de Justicia en Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Malaysia
Ensure fair media coverage in Malaysia's elections
Southeast Asian Press Alliance


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Draft defamation bill threatens online critics with unpaid work in Azerbaijan
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety

Kosovo (Serbia)
Entrance to editor's house set on fire in Kosovo
International Press Institute

Turkey
IFEX members call for Turkish translator, women's rights activist to be freed
PEN American Center, Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt / World Press Freedom Day
Egyptian authorities failing to counter a declining state of press freedom
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Yemen
Journalists under attack as thousands of protesters pour into Yemen's streets
Committee to Protect Journalists

 

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