16 May 2013
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Don't let Turkish women's rights activist stay in jail for 15 years
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Iraq
How Baghdad fuels Iraq's sectarian fire
Human Rights Watch
The Iraqi government has hurled the country to the brink of a new civil war. In under a month, Baghdad launched a vicious assault on a Sunni protest camp, resulting in 44 deaths; executed 21 alleged Sunni terrorists in one day, and suspended the licenses of 10 satellite channels, 9 of them deemed pro-Sunni. (read more)


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
El TPP, nuevo acuerdo comercial, amenaza la libertad en Internet
Electronic Frontier Foundation


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
The Gambia
Gambian government releases imam held for comments on death penalty
Media Foundation for West Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Venezuela
Venezuelan parliamentary journalist reports being followed
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Afghanistan
Call for investigation into journalist's murder in Afghanistan
International Federation of Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Denmark
Danish lawmakers urged to withdraw changes to public information law
International Press Institute

Kyrgyzstan
Rights defender and family beaten in Kyrgyzstan
Human Rights Watch


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Bahrain / United Kingdom
Britain not doing enough to press Bahrain on free expression issues
Human Rights Watch
عربي

Bahrain
Bahraini rights defender Nabeel Rajab believed to be in solitary confinement
Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Iran
Continued persecution of Baha'is in Iran
Freedom House

 

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