21 May 2013
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Don't let Turkish women's rights activist stay in jail for 15 years
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Uganda
Security forces seize Ugandan media outlets
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
Security agencies restricted the entry and exit into the premises of two print publications on 20 May 2013, and later took two radio stations off the air. The security personnel told some of the employees that a court order had declared their offices to be a "scene of crime". (read more)


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
Corte declara nulidad de proceso que condenó a periodista en Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios

Venezuela
Gobernador amenaza con demandar a dos periodista en Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Afghanistan
Radio station technician and host murdered in Afghanistan
Reporters Without Borders

India
Three newspaper employees stabbed to death in India
Committee to Protect Journalists

Pakistan
In Pakistan, cases filed against Baluch outlets, journalists
Committee to Protect Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
Azeri blogger and activist allegedly tortured
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Middle East & North Africa
Human rights situation in post-revolutionary Arab countries remains dire
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
عربي

Middle East & North Africa
Restricting speech restricts Arab freedom
Human Rights Watch
عربي

Algérie
Autorités algériennes saisissent deux quotidiens
Reporters Without Borders

 

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