18 July 2013
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Call for justice 7 years after Gambia's Chief Manneh disappears
 
Daily Digest
SPOTLIGHT Iran
Iran jails at least 10 journalists in two-week span
Committee to Protect Journalists
Iranian authorities have sentenced seven members of a religious minority news website to lengthy prison terms, and arrested at least three other journalists in an alarming trend that reflects a renewed crackdown on the local press. (read more)


International Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Artistic freedom: same-sex kiss censored, "revolutionary" song prohibited
ARTICLE 19


Africa Compiled by Caro Rolando
Liberia
Liberian newspaper faces exorbitant fine in libel case
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building

Sierra Leone
Man given jail term, fine, for assaulting journalist in Sierra Leone
Media Foundation for West Africa

Somalia
Somali journalists wounded while covering Al-Shabaab attack
National Union of Somali Journalists


Americas Compiled by Erin Woycik
Colombia
Corte Suprema en Colombia absuelve a periodista por el delito de injuria
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa


Asia and Pacific Compiled by Marianna Tzabiras
Sri Lanka
Doubts as Sri Lanka says Commonwealth meeting open to media
Committee to Protect Journalists


Middle East and North Africa Compiled by Hiba Zayadin
Israel / Palestine
Violations against journalists increase in Israel and Palestine
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms
عربي

السعودية
النظام السعودي يختطف مواطن لتعليقه لافتة تطالب بالإفراج عن المعتقلين علي جدران منزله
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information

 

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