7 June 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Uganda
IFEX members protest police attacks on journalists
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
IFEX members sent a joint letter to President Museveni calling for an end to impunity in cases of police violence against the media, after a violent crackdown on a demonstration in May over media closures. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Burundi
Media groups face debilitating fines under new Burundi law
ARTICLE 19


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Venezuela
Venezuela releases jailed U.S. filmmaker, deports him
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Cambodia
Khmer Rouge crimes denial law could negatively impact on free expression in Cambodia
Cambodian Center for Human Rights

India
In India, new Internet and phone monitoring system threatens rights
Human Rights Watch

Nauru
Nauru elections need free media, advocacy group stresses
Pacific Freedom Forum

Pakistan
Seven Pakistani newspapers investigated for printing militants' press release
Reporters Without Borders

Philippines
Radio station and journalist's house fired at in Philippines
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Azerbaijan
President of Azerbaijan approves draconian amendments to criminal law
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety

United Kingdom
21 climate activists receive criminal sentences for peaceful assembly in UK
ARTICLE 19


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Egyptian rights groups: Unjust ruling in NGO trial is a fatal blow to free expression
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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