30 August 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Azerbaijan
Internet cafes shut down in Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
Internet cafes are being shut down in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan, possibly in an attempt to reduce online activism on the eve of elections. The record on human rights and political liberties in the autonomous republic has been dismal over the past years.
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Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo
Outspoken lawmaker gets 3-year sentence in DRC
Human Rights Watch
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Africa | Liberia
Liberian organization wins freedom of information case, sets precedent for African continent
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building
 
Americas | Guatemala
Dos periodistas agredidos durante detención de jóvenes en Guatemala
Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala
 
Americas | Mexico
In Mexico, signs of life in the fight against impunity
International Press Institute
 
Asia and Pacific | Burma
Burmese activist jailed for copper mine protest
Mizzima News
 
Asia and Pacific | India
India should investigate journalist murder in Uttar Pradesh
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
Journalists in Sri Lanka meet with UN human rights head, call for action on media freedom
International Federation of Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
LGBT rights defender faces criminal libel charges in Russia
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iran
Canadian permanent resident Saeed Malekpour facing life sentence in Iran
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
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