7 - 14 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Bahrain
Peaceful protesters defy authorities' lockdown in Bahrain
Hiba Zayadin
Peaceful demonstrations took place across Bahrain on 14 August, despite attempts by the authorities to suppress them by blocking roads, setting up checkpoints and surrounding villages with barbed wire.
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Protesters wave national flags toward riot police, unseen; razor wire was erected to prevent them from leaving their village to join other protests nationwide
Protesters wave national flags toward riot police, unseen; razor wire was erected to prevent them from leaving their village to join other protests nationwide
 
International
Artistic freedom report: Films censored, American writer's books forbidden in Guantanamo and more
ARTICLE 19
 
Africa | Angola
Angolan journalist charged with defamation over reports on diamond industry
Human Rights Watch
 
Americas | Ecuador
In Ecuador, indigenous leaders sentenced to 12 years in jail for "terrorism"
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Asia and Pacific | Taiwan / China
Censorship quietly flourishes as Taiwanese press becomes more reliant on China
Index on Censorship
 
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Ukrainian journalists and activists face increasing attacks, arrests
Caro Rolando
 
 
 
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Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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