24 - 31 July 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United States
Manning verdict in U.S. met with calls for pardon, concerns for whistleblowers
Erin Woycik
On Tuesday 30 July 2013, a military court found U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning guilty of 19 charges, including five counts of espionage and five counts of theft. Free expression and press freedom organisations were among the first to respond.
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The uniform, handcuffs, nametag and service ribbons of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning are seen as he departs the courthouse at Fort Meade on July 30, 2013
The uniform, handcuffs, nametag and service ribbons of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning are seen as he departs the courthouse at Fort Meade on July 30, 2013
>> Click here to view crowd-sourced (unofficial) transcripts of the Manning trial made available by the Freedom of the Press Foundation
 
International
Global coalition stands against unchecked surveillance
Privacy International, Electronic Frontier Foundation
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Africa | Zambia
Zambian authorities block critical news site, arrest reporters
Caro Rolando
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Americas | Ecuador
Groups call for review of Ecuador's restrictive communications law
Committee to Protect Journalists, Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios, Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
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Asia and Pacific | Japan / International
What will Japan's entry into international trade agreement mean for Internet users?
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Europe and Central Asia | Bulgaria
Police attack Bulgarian protesters at anti-government demonstration
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Libya
Lawyer and prominent dissident assassinated in Libya
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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