16 September 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Burma
In Burma, the Internet is the new political battleground
Southeast Asian Press Alliance
The opening up of the telecommunications services has presented opportunities for Burmese to connect to the global village. There is a strong hope that access to information and having-the-right-to-choose values can help the democratisation process, especially during this important transition period.
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International
UN report on media protection: call for implementation of recommendations
International Federation of Journalists
 
Africa | Sudan
Sudanese woman risks flogging for refusing to pull up headscarf
Index on Censorship
 
Americas | Bolivia
Bolivian government gangs up on paper reporting on corruption
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Americas | Ecuador
President discredits Ecuadorian journalist reporting on oil exploitation
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Americas | United States
Al-Jazeera's internal communications hacked by the NSA
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Civilian shot dead by Cambodian military police while protesters clash with security forces
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
 
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Vietnamese cyber-dissident gets 15 years for posting "subversive" articles
Reporters Without Borders
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Europe and Central Asia | Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan following in Russia's footsteps with proposed “foreign agents” bill
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Uzbekistan
Anti-corruption Uzbek activist faces eight years in jail
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Bahraini security forces detain, mistreat children for suspected involvement in protests
Human Rights Watch
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Middle East and North Africa | مصر
صحفييون مصريون يتضامنون مع الصحفي المعتقل أحمد أبو دراع
Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression
 
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