31 July - 7 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United States
Over 150 groups urge President Obama to protect whistleblowers and journalists
ARTICLE 19
Over 150 IFEX members and partners of ARTICLE 19 appealed to US President Obama to drop charges against whistleblower Edward Snowden, update the Whistleblower Protection Act and pass a media shield law.
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A protester carries portraits of Edward Snowden during a demonstration against secret monitoring programmes and showing solidarity with whistleblowers Edward Snowden and others in Berlin on 27 July 2013
A protester carries portraits of Edward Snowden during a demonstration against secret monitoring programmes and showing solidarity with whistleblowers Edward Snowden and others in Berlin on 27 July 2013
 
Africa | Uganda
Under new law, Ugandans must request police's permission to protest
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
Journalists harassed, attacked as Sri Lankan army cracks down on peaceful protesters
International Federation of Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Nearly two dozen Turkish journalists given prison sentences in "Ergenekon" trial
International Press Institute
 
Middle East and North Africa | Kuwait
Kuwait's emir pardons everyone jailed for insulting him but law still stands
Reporters Without Borders
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