11 - 18 September 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International / United Kingdom
On the world's largest arms fair, surveillance technologies and UK export controls
Privacy International
The international market in communications surveillance, monitoring and interception technology is dangerously under-regulated. There is very little at the moment stopping companies on show at the DSEI arms fair in the UK from selling surveillance equipment to repressive regimes.
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A protester takes part in a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London against the Defence Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair, 12 September 2013
A protester takes part in a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London against the Defence Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair, 12 September 2013
 
Africa | Sudan
Sudanese woman risks flogging for refusing to pull up headscarf
Index on Censorship
 
Americas | Canada
Getting past the secrecy: Could the Trans-Pacific Partnership threaten free expression in Canada?
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
A year after YouTube blocked in Pakistan, users still denied access
Reporters Without Borders
 
Europe and Central Asia | Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan following in Russia's footsteps with proposed “foreign agents” bill
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Lebanon
Playwright pursued by Lebanese authorities for his play on censorship
Index on Censorship
 
 
 
  Survey on Violence Against Female Journalists
 
 
  Participate in the Global Survey (Deadline: 20 Sept 2013)
 
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