24 May 2013
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Don't let Turkish women's rights activist stay in jail for 15 years
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Bahrain
Groups ask U.N. to address torture in Bahraini prisons
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Over 50 NGOs worldwide signed a joint appeal to the U.N. against the ill-treatment and torture of detained human rights defenders, activists and photojournalists in Bahrain, calling for U.N. and Red Cross visits. (read more)
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Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Uganda
Ugandan police defy court order, occupy publication premises
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Bolivia
Bolivian community radio destroyed in clashes between rival peasant groups
Reporters Without Borders
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Canada
Proposed bill threatens independence of Canadian public broadcaster
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Honduras
Journalists targeted in gunfire in northern Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión
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Peru
Journalist threatened after reporting on cancelled municipal project in Peru
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Pakistan
As impunity reigns, Pakistani press threatened from all sides
Committee to Protect Journalists

Vietnam
Injustice reigns as eight pro-democracy activists lose appeal in Vietnam
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Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
France
Il faut amender le projet de loi sur le secret des sources en France, d'après groupe
Reporters Without Borders


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Iran
Government's actions threaten prospect of free and fair elections in Iran
Human Rights Watch

Oman
Omani security forces besiege a blogger's home and arrest him
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Syria
Syria stepping up Internet surveillance
Reporters Without Borders
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United Arab Emirates
Emirati netizen sentenced to 10 months in prison
Reporters Without Borders

 

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