9 May 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Yemen
Will Obama keep a Yemeni journalist in jail?
Index on Censorship
The president of Yemen says journalist Abdul-Elah Haidar Shaye should be released from jail. Will Barack Obama stand between the reporter and freedom? (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Liberia
Liberia's freedom of information law faces first legal test
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean journalists could face up to 20 years in jail for political story
Media Institute of Southern Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Honduras
Propietario de medios hondureño acusa a director de ONG de agresiones
Comité por la Libre Expresión

Venezuela
Sports journalist shot to death in Venezuela
Inter American Press Association
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Bangladesh
Bangladeshi reporters attacked by rioting Islamists during clashes with police
Reporters Without Borders

Indonesia
Protesters shot, radio host arrested in West Papua, Indonesia
Pacific Freedom Forum


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Russia
Russian Duma should reject draft law on insult of religious beliefs, group says
ARTICLE 19

Turkey
Turkish police injure, detain journalists covering protest
Reporters Without Borders
Français


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Bahrain
Bahraini rights defender faces 60 days in detention
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
عربي

Egypt
Egyptian activists sentenced to jail for supporting Black Bloc members
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي

Iran
Iranian regime seeks to block Internet and hold elections behind closed doors
Reporters Without Borders

Morocco
Moroccan atheist Imad Habib hiding from police
Index on Censorship

 

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