21 - 28 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Philippines
Libel complaints against reporters covering corruption scandal in the Philippines
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
A businesswoman-turned-fugitive for her alleged involvement in a multi-billion peso corruption scandal filed four separate libel complaints against a blogger, two reporters, two editors and a publisher, as well as a fashion designer, in Manila.
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During a protest against government corruption held in Metro Manila on 26 August 2013, demonstrators call for the passing of a Freedom of Information law
During a protest against government corruption held in Metro Manila on 26 August 2013, demonstrators call for the passing of a Freedom of Information law
 
International
Facebook names U.S. as government coveting its data
Human Rights Watch
 
Africa | Liberia
Journalist sent to prison after failing to pay exorbitant libel damages in Liberia
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building
 
Americas | Honduras
Police officer killed after investigating threats against Honduran journalist
Comité por la Libre Expresión
Español
 
Asia and Pacific | China
During former politician's show trial, China begins online crackdown
Index on Censorship
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Snowden, Pussy Riot, and anti-gay 'propaganda': Discussing free expression in Russia
Cathal Sheerin
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Jihadist groups increasingly responsible for journalists' arrests, abductions in Syria
Reporters Without Borders
عربي | Français
 
 
 
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