17 June 2013
IFEX
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Cambodia
Cambodian rights defender's conviction upheld
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
The Cambodian Center for Human Rights is outraged by the 14 June 2013 decision by the Court of Appeal in Phnom Penh, to uphold the bogus conviction of housing rights activist, Yorm Bopha. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Sierra Leone
Journalists in Sierra Leone threatened with "sanitisation" of media landscape
International Press Institute

West Africa
Media group condemns threats to press freedom in West Africa
Media Foundation for West Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Ecuador
Asamblea nacional de Ecuador aprueba ley de comunicación
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Laos
Laos urged to end cover-up in activist's disappearance
Human Rights Watch

Vietnam
Prominent Vietnam blogger arrested in Hanoi
Committee to Protect Journalists


Europe and Central Asia Compiled by Caro Rolando
Turkey
Turkey fines TV stations in connection with protest coverage
Committee to Protect Journalists


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Egypt
Egyptian rights lawyer sentenced to 5 years for defamation of religion
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
عربي

تونس
الحكم بالسجن على مغني راب تونسي ضربة موجعة لحرية التعبير
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information

 

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Detained Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab writes to IFEX from prison

 

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