5 June - 12 June 2013
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This Week  Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT United States
Protection needed for U.S. surveillance whistleblower
ARTICLE 19
ARTICLE 19 calls for whistleblower Edward Snowden to be granted legal protection against prosecution for his disclosure about the U.S. mass surveillance programme, Prism. (read more)
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Photos of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), and U.S. President Barack Obama on the front pages of local English and Chinese newspapers in Hong Kong
Photos of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), and U.S. President Barack Obama on the front pages of local English and Chinese newspapers in Hong Kong


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


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


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
China / Tibet (China)
Chinese diplomats threaten French journalist after Tibet report
Reporters Without Borders


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
Bahrain
Number of detained women in Bahrain increases as crackdown worsens
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
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