23 May 2013
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Don't let Turkish women's rights activist stay in jail for 15 years
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Iran
In Iran, news coverage stifled amid election controversy
Committee to Protect Journalists
Internet access has slowed, critical websites have been blocked, and several journalists have been summoned back to prison in Iran as the country's Guardian Council made a key decision barring two leading candidates from the presidential election. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Democratic Republic of Congo
Congolese journalist's body found in river 12 days after disappearance
Reporters Without Borders
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Kenya
Witnesses describe police killings of protesters, bystanders in Kenya
Human Rights Watch


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
Brazilian court upholds ban on development protestor
ARTICLE 19

Ecuador
Slow progress on free expression in Ecuador one year after U.N. review
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Burma
Burmese leader's visit prompts U.S. to end sanctions
Mizzima News

India
India's plan to monitor web raises concerns over privacy
Index on Censorship

Vietnam
Coalition calls on Vietnamese government to end persecution of activists
Index on Censorship


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Kazakhstan
Kazakh journalist under forced observation at psychiatric clinic
Human Rights Watch

Poland
Government ministers try to intimidate Polish media
Reporters Without Borders
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Ukraine
Ukrainian authorities seek to ban Kiev Pride Equality March
Human Rights Watch


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
لبنان
مسلحين يطلقون النار على طاقم الجزيرة الانجليزية في لبنان
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information

Yemen
At least three journalists abducted in Yemen
Committee to Protect Journalists

 

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