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8 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Singapore
Contempt of court charges used to muzzle critics of judiciary in Singapore
Human Rights Watch
Free speech has suffered in Singapore, says Human Rights Watch - faced with contempt of court charges, a political cartoonist has agreed to publicly apologise for publishing four cartoons on his Facebook page that the authorities claimed "scandalized the judiciary".
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International
New website dedicated to media safety, combating impunity
International Federation of Journalists
 
Africa | Ghana
Ghanaian newspapers fined exorbitant amounts in libel case
Media Foundation for West Africa
 
Americas | Ecuador
Government secretariat imposes broadcasts on private TV station in Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Americas | Guatemala
Reportero guatemalteco sufre acoso judicial por parte de empresa azucarera
Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala
 
Americas | Guatemala
IAPA condemns murder of music radio journalist in Guatemala
Inter American Press Association
 
Asia and Pacific | Australia
Australian media alliance welcomes court decision protecting journalist's confidential sources
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Prolific Turkish writer given 34-year jail term in "Ergenekon" trial
PEN International
 
Middle East and North Africa | البحرين
القلق بشأن مكان وجود مدون بحريني وزميله بعد ملاحقة السلطات لهم
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iran
Inhumane treatment of journalists detained in Iran persists
Reporters Without Borders
 
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