6 - 13 November 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Ecuador
Muzzling dissent on Ecuador's Yasuní oil-drilling plan
Freedom House
Drilling will disrupt indigenous tribes and damage the environment, but Ecuador's repressive policies toward the media and civil society are preventing an open debate.
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally calling for the government to keep the Yasuni initiative in place, outside Carondelet Palace in Quito, 15 August 2013.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally calling for the government to keep the Yasuni initiative in place, outside Carondelet Palace in Quito, 15 August 2013.
 
International
Development and humanitarian aid initiatives enable surveillance in developing countries
Privacy International
 
Africa | Kenya
Kenyan media face fines, prison terms under proposed media bills
Caro Rolando
 
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
At upcoming Commonwealth meeting, governments should urge media freedom in Sri Lanka
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Belarus
Belarus: Cultural censorship as state policy
Index on Censorship
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iran
1,000 days under house arrest in Iran
Human Rights Watch
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