8 May 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT South Sudan
South Sudan lacks media laws, fails to protect journalists
Human Rights Watch
South Sudan has yet to enact media laws. Editors and journalists say they are especially vulnerable to harassment, arbitrary arrest, and censorship in the absence of laws establishing a legal mechanism to protect media freedom. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Burundi
An unusual charge: Burundi policeman gets jail term for attacking reporter
Committee to Protect Journalists

Guinea
Opposition demonstrators attacked, killed and journalists threatened in Guinea protests
Media Foundation for West Africa

Mali
Charges dropped against Malian editor
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Argentina
Imputación judicial a tres periodistas en Argentina
Foro de Periodismo Argentino

Colombia
Message contains threats for eight Colombian journalists covering land issues
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Philippines / World Press Freedom Day
Police in Philippines arrest broadcaster before filing libel complaint
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility

Vietnam
Police respond with violence to bloggers' picnic protests in Vietnam
Reporters Without Borders
Français


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
مصر
منظمات حقوقية تطالب الصحف ووسائل الإعلام في مصر بالتوقف عن استهداف الناشطات
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

Iran
As election nears, Iran's journalists are in chains
Committee to Protect Journalists

Libya
Female Libyan journalist attacked in Benghazi by group of armed men
International Press Institute

 

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