9 September 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Philippines
Renewed calls for decriminalisation of libel as Filipino media muzzled
Marianna Tzabiras
The Philippines' libel law has made the media's monitoring role and assisting the public through accurate information in the task of exacting official accountability, more difficult than it already is.
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Africa | Chad
Chadian editor gets suspended prison sentence over story about embezzlement
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Africa | Kenya
Kenyan journalist threatened for exposing hospital scandal
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Africa | Senegal
Newspaper in Senegal closed while editor, reporter and intern get jail terms
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas | United States
Hundreds of pages of NSA spying documents to be released in U.S.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Asia and Pacific | Afghanistan
Sixty-two cases of violence against journalists recorded in Afghanistan in 8 months
Afghanistan Journalists Center
 
Asia and Pacific | China
Chinese poet, journalist and PEN member released 15 months before end of his 10-year sentence
PEN International
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Egypt detains North Sinai journalist for publishing 'false' information
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Italian journalist freed after five months in captivity in Syria
International Federation of Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
Three netizens still held for tweeting about "UAE 94" case
Reporters Without Borders
 
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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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