8 October 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Colombia
Newspaper vendor killed in broad daylight, a symptom of impunity in Colombia
Erin Woycik
In Colombia, where the statute of limitations for crimes against journalists often results in journalist's murders expiring, unsolved, the recent murder of newspaper vendor José Darío Arenas in broad daylight has inspired outrage and calls for action from IFEX members.
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World's press calls on established democracies to better protect freedom of expression
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Africa | Liberia
Liberian editor gets thirty-day "compassionate release" from prison
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building
Americas | Ecuador
Ecuadorian magazine editor gets death threats over insurance investigation
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
Americas | United States
How law and technology meet at U.S. borders
Committee to Protect Journalists
Asia and Pacific | India
In addressing communal violence, social media becomes the scapegoat in India
Index on Censorship
Asia and Pacific | Maldives
TV station attacked in Maldives
Committee to Protect Journalists
Europe and Central Asia | Azerbaijan
Azeri election will not be credible unless people are free to criticise the government
ARTICLE 19, Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
Europe and Central Asia | Azerbaijan
Opposition journalists attacked by pro-government mob in Azerbaijan
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Democracy in Egypt needs more civic space, not less
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Two Iraqi journalists shot dead in Mosul
Committee to Protect Journalists
Middle East and North Africa | لبنان
الرقابة اللبنانية تمنع فيلمين من العرض في مهرجان بيروت السينمائي
Maharat Foundation
Middle East and North Africa | Yemen
Brutal attack on Yemeni newspaper's delivery van in Aden
International Federation of Journalists
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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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