19 June 2013
IFEX
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Iran
Is there hope for free expression in Iran post-election?
Reporters Without Borders
The presidential and municipal elections held in Iran on 14 Jun saw Hassan Rohani, a moderate conservative candidate who had promised change and was backed by reformers, ascend to power. (read more)


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Uganda
Ugandan journalist murdered
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda

Zambia
Political party supporters punch Zambian journalist, seize camera
Media Institute of Southern Africa


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Brazil
Investigation needed into use of violence against protesters in Brazil
Human Rights Watch

Chile
Chile urged to enact new media laws
Reporters Without Borders
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Guatemala
Dos periodistas sufren amenazas de muerte por su trabajo en Guatemala
Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Asia & Pacific
IFJ affiliates in Southeast Asia form new network

Tibet (China) / China
China's "Benefit the Masses" campaign surveilling Tibetans
Human Rights Watch


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Iraq
Iraqi government detains two journalists without charge
Committee to Protect Journalists

 

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