21 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United States
Call for Obama to pardon Manning after 35-year sentence is handed down
ARTICLE 19
“President Obama can and should pardon Bradley Manning. America champions international standards on free speech, freedom of information and transparency abroad. Now it’s time to see them applying those principles at home,” said Agnes Callamard, Executive Director of ARTICLE 19.
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International
Data for development: The new conflict resource?
Privacy International
 
Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo
TV station re-opens, but director still detained in DRC
Journaliste en danger
Français
 
Africa | Guinea
Armed soldiers attack Guinean radio station following presidential rally
Media Foundation for West Africa
 
Americas | Guatemala
Security for Guatemalan editor reduced after paper alleges government corruption
Inter American Press Association
Español
 
Americas | Honduras
Periodista fue asesinado con un arma propiedad de la Policía Nacional de Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión
 
Asia and Pacific | India
Magazine editor, anti-superstition campaigner shot dead in India
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Vietnam court reduces bloggers' sentences, but defence rights violated at appeal hearing
Reporters Without Borders
 
Europe and Central Asia | Tajikistan
Tajik journalist allowed to fly after being detained in Georgia
Reporters Without Borders
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Two Turkish journalists among those detained in Egypt
International Press Institute
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iran
Iran hands down heavy prison terms to Azeri rights activists
Human Rights Watch
عربي
 
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