14 May 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Israel / Palestine
Decision to honour journalists killed in Gaza reversed
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms
After increased pressure from Israeli lobbies and Jewish institutions in the United States, the Newseum reversed its decision to honor Palestinian journalists Mohamed Salama and Hussam Al Koumi, who were killed by Israeli forces during their coverage of the Gaza offensive last December. (read more)
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Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Liberia
Liberian security service director takes newspaper to court for U.S. $1 million
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building

Uganda
Ugandan journalists blocked from reporting at airport
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Argentina
Gobierno de Argentina quiere controlar el papel destinado a la prensa
Inter American Press Association

Colombia
Radio host shot to death leaving station in western Colombia
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Burma
Former political prisoner re-imprisoned in Burma on defamation charges
Mizzima News

Pakistan
Pakistan urged to investigate presence of spyware on its communications network
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Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan's Internet defamation bill inhibits free speech, group says
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety

Turkey
Turkish court bans coverage of car bomb explosions near Syrian border
Reporters Without Borders
Français

Uzbekistan
Eight years on, still no justice for victims of massacre in Uzbekistan
Human Rights Watch


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
In Egypt, journalists face prosecution, attacks, detention
Committee to Protect Journalists

Syria
German freelance journalist reportedly in Syrian custody
Committee to Protect Journalists

 

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