31 May 2013
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SPOTLIGHT Turkey
Turkish police attack journalists covering "Occupy Gezi"
Reporters Without Borders
Journalists were attacked while covering police raids on a demonstrators' camp in Gezi Park. Police used armoured vehicles, water cannons, tear gas, and set fire to their tents. (read more)
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Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Angola
Angolans protesting disappearance of activists attacked, detained
Human Rights Watch

Djibouti
Website technician gets 45 days in jail for defaming Djibouti police
Reporters Without Borders
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Uganda
Ugandan government reopens four media houses after ten days of closure
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
Abortion inquiry in Brazil may threaten access to information
ARTICLE 19

Ecuador
Policía en Ecuador detiene a camarógrafo y le arrebata su material
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios

México
Incrementan actos de represión contra quienes protestan en México
ARTICLE 19


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Cambodia
In wake of more protests, call for resolution of long-standing land conflicts in Cambodia
Cambodian Center for Human Rights

Samoa
Call for investigation into Samoa police actions, curtailment of citizens' rights
Pacific Freedom Forum

Singapore
Singapore extends press controls online
Southeast Asian Press Alliance


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Algeria
Algerian security forces violently disperse a peaceful labour protest
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي

Egypt
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood lays the foundations for a new police state
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
عربي

 

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