13 June 2013
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Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Burma
An uneasy homecoming for Burma's exiled media
Committee to Protect Journalists
The return of exiled Burmese media groups is one of the clearest signs of the country’s improved reporting environment, but the outlets may struggle to compete as Western donors reduce funding. Furthermore, journalists are worried about losing the editorial independence they enjoyed in exile. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Cameroon
Cartoonist fined, jailed over 'defamatory' article in Cameroon
Reporters Without Borders
Français

Somalia
Independent daily suspended in semi-autonomous region of Somalia
Committee to Protect Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
Journalist slain in Rio, others mistreated by police in Brazil
Reporters Without Borders

Colombia
Amenazan al director y voceador de prensa del periódico en Colombia
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa

Colombia
Colombian journalists named in murder plot choose temporary exile
Reporters Without Borders
Español

Honduras
Periodista sobrevive atentado criminal en Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
India
Journalist and broadcasting pioneer threatened by Maoists in India
International Federation of Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Turkey
Canadian journalists released after 11-hour detention in Turkey
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

Turkey
Trials against writers, intellectuals continue amidst Turkey demonstrations
Writers in Prison Committee, PEN International


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Why Egypt's new law regulating NGOs is still criminal
Human Rights Watch

Iran
News outlets targeted in Iran amid run-up to elections
Committee to Protect Journalists

Iraq
Two journalists imprisoned in Iraq after being lured in by Ministry of Defence
International Federation of Journalists

Tunisia
Rights organisations call on National Assembly to amend Tunisia's draft constitution
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
عربي | Français

Yemen
Crackdown on Yemeni protest leaves nine dead
Human Rights Watch

 

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