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27 November - 4 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Ukraine
Ukraine: Over 50 journalists injured as riot police clamp down on mass protests
Caro Rolando
Media workers in Ukraine have been injured by rocks, flash grenades and gas pellets in their attempt to cover mass demonstrations against the reversal of President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to sign trade agreements with the EU.
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Riot police (L) gather to disperse people supporting EU integration in Independence Square in central Kyiv, 30  November 2013.
Riot police (L) gather to disperse people supporting EU integration in Independence Square in central Kyiv, 30 November 2013.
 
International
Global campaign aims to end violence against women journalists
Marianna Tzabiras
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Africa | Uganda
Uganda: Twenty journalists blocked from accessing City Hall as Kampala mayor impeached
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | United States
Beastie Boys go after U.S. toy company for parody of their song
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Asia and Pacific | Thailand
Thailand's media must remain a free channel of information
Southeast Asian Press Alliance
 
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
American citizen in maximum-security prison in the UAE over satirical YouTube video
Index on Censorship
 
 
 
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Leslie de Freitas, Communications Specialist

IFEX THIS WEEK SECTION EDITORS
Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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