19 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  France
France: Strict defamation and privacy laws limit free expression
Index on Censorship
Freedom of expression is generally protected in France, although is limited by strict defamation and privacy laws. The country also has some of the toughest hate speech laws in the EU.
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Africa | Somalia
Radio Mogadishu employee murdered in Somalia
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Africa | The Gambia
Gambian government warns of massive crackdown on online freedom
Media Foundation for West Africa
 
Africa | Zambia
Zambian government threatens to revoke radio licenses
Media Institute of Southern Africa
 
Americas | Ecuador
Decree gives government far-reaching powers over NGOs in Ecuador
Human Rights Watch
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Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
Media offices attacked in Karachi
Pakistan Press Foundation
 
Europe and Central Asia | United Kingdom
U.K. authorities detain, interrogate partner of journalist reporting on Snowden
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Photographer detained, beaten by Bahraini authorities prior to mass protests
Freedom House
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Al Jazeera raided, journalists assaulted in Egypt
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Libya
Libyan journalist survives attack by gunmen unhurt
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
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