23 - 30 October 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Egypt
New protest bill undermines Egyptians' right to meet, strike, and demonstrate
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression
Egypt's new bill would go beyond restricting protests to curb Egyptians' freedom to engage in all forms of peaceful assembly.
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Egyptian soldiers stand guard during a protest by members and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo on 4 October 2013
Egyptian soldiers stand guard during a protest by members and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo on 4 October 2013
 
International
Ten steps you can take right now against Internet surveillance
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Africa | Somalia
Independent media network violently raided by authorities in Somalia
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Canada
Quebecers' right to protest restricted after 2012 "Maple Spring" in Canada
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Asia and Pacific | Indonesia
Indonesia's Internet policy must adhere to global standards and principles
Aliansi Jurnalis Independen
 
Europe and Central Asia | Tajikistan
Tajik government cracks down on political opponents ahead of election
Human Rights Watch
 
 
 
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