28 May 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Azerbaijan
Bogus drug charges used to silence critics in Azerbaijan
Human Rights Watch
Azerbaijani authorities are using spurious drug possession charges to lock up political activists critical of the government, Human Rights Watch said. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Djibouti
Djiboutian journalist held for two weeks over Facebook photos
Reporters Without Borders
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Uganda
Journalists attacked, arrested while protesting seizure of Ugandan media outlets
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Peru
Journalist beaten with a wrench after investigating land trafficking in Peru
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
Español

Peru
Editor fined for defamation in Peru after printing excerpts from another source
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
Español


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Nepal
Nepalese politician issues death threat against journalist
Freedom Forum

Pakistan
Journalist working on crime story shot dead in Pakistan
International Federation of Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Western Europe
European economic crisis coincides with press freedom decline
Freedom House


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Coptic Egyptian teacher faces jail for allegedly insulting the prophet
Index on Censorship

Morocco
Moroccan blogger detained, charges against him undeclared
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي

Syria
Journalists targeted and killed in Syria
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي

 

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