25 September - 2 October 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia blocks citizens' access to website supporting women's right to drive
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
Saudi authorities have blocked access to the site Oct26driving.com, which launched a campaign calling on women to defy the driving ban by taking the wheel on 26 October 2013.
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Female driver Azza Al Shmasani alights from her car after driving in defiance of the ban in Riyadh on 22 June 2011
Female driver Azza Al Shmasani alights from her car after driving in defiance of the ban in Riyadh on 22 June 2011
 
International
Right to Know Day: Information is crucial in the battle for global development
ARTICLE 19
 
Africa | Swaziland
Thoughts on media freedom under Swaziland's "monarchical democracy"
Caro Rolando
 
Americas | Mexico
Threats and censorship at peak in four Mexican states
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | Afghanistan
Indian diarist murdered in Afghanistan, mounting concern for writers' safety
PEN International
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Freelance photographer and video reporter on intercepted Greenpeace vessel imprisoned in Russia
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
 
 
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