16 - 23 October 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Artistic freedom: Comedian sent to labour camp in North Korea, rock fans arrested in Iran
ARTICLE 19
In its Artist Alert report for October 2013, ARTICLE 19 highlights cases from Nigeria, Brazil, Iran, and North Korea, as well as other countries in which artists face persecution and harassment.
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A play about the censorship process in Lebanon written by Lucien Bourjeily was censored by Lebanese authorities for being 'offensive'
A play about the censorship process in Lebanon written by Lucien Bourjeily was censored by Lebanese authorities for being 'offensive'
 
Africa | Liberia
Latest twist in Liberian publisher's libel conviction saga
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building
 
Americas | Colombia
Journalists and researchers forced to leave Colombia after repeated death threats
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
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Asia and Pacific | China
Chinese media censorship's international reach is growing
Freedom House
 
Europe and Central Asia | Macedonia
Macedonian journalist receives unprecedented prison sentence
South East European Network for Professionalization of Media
 
Middle East and North Africa | Tunisia
Tunisian rapper acquitted after 3 weeks in prison
Human Rights Watch
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