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6 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  South Africa
The legacy of Nelson Mandela, father of the rainbow nation
Index on Censorship
Index on Censorship editor Rachael Jolley reflects on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man whose motivation for freedom, dignity and human rights was instrumental in overthrowing apartheid in South Africa.es.
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International
Freedom of expression and ICTs: Overview of international standards
ARTICLE 19
 
Americas | Colombia
Two journalists in firing line as gunmen take aim at Colombian peasant community
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | China
U.S. vice president criticises Chinese government on treatment of American journalists
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
 
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Vietnamese blogger's detention "illegal", says UN rights tribunal
Reporters Without Borders
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Russia: First ruling on civil suit under "foreign agents" law
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | United Kingdom
Open letter to U.K. Home Affairs Committee highlighting concerns over press freedom
ARTICLE 19
 
Europe and Central Asia | Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan called upon to free political prisoners and end torture
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Journalist who covered corruption killed in Iraqi Kurdistan after getting threats
Reporters Without Borders
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