12 June 2013
IFEX
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Greece
Greek prime minister shuts down state broadcaster
Index on Censorship
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced that the state TV channel, ERT, would be shut down from midnight on 11 June. ERT journalists responded by occupying their buildings, and continuing to transmit wherever possible. (read more)


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Transparency, accountability bypassed as authoritarian regimes band together
Freedom House


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean prime minister threatens media, supporters attack reporters
Reporters Without Borders
Français


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China
Chinese diplomats threaten french journalist after Tibet report
Reporters Without Borders

China
Beijing-based documentary filmmaker held incommunicado in China
Reporters Without Borders

India
Indian cameramen attacked covering political clash
Committee to Protect Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Russia
Russia passes law that bans sharing information on homosexuality
Index on Censorship


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Kuwait
Kuwaiti woman sentenced to 11 years in jail for 'insulting' the emir on Twitter
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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