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9 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  China
Call for release of Nobel Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo after five years without freedom
PEN International
On 8 December 2008, writer and political activist Liu Xiaobo was arrested and subsequently imprisoned. At the time of his arrest, he was calling for peaceful political reform, greater human rights and a multi-party democracy in China.
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Africa | South Africa
South Africa: Will press freedom be affected by the passing of Nelson Mandela?
International Press Institute
 
Americas | México
Policías detienen y agreden a periodistas durante marcha en la Ciudad de México
ARTICLE 19
 
Americas | Venezuela
Venezuela tries to suppress reports of economic upheaval
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Americas | Venezuela
Agresiones contra periodistas quien realizaron una protesta pacífica queden impunes en Venezuela
Espacio Público
 
Asia and Pacific | Philippines
Second radio anchor killed in a week in the Philippines
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
 
Europe and Central Asia | Greece
Greece urged to respect free expression while strengthening anti-racism bill
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Opposition media outlets raided in Ukraine as protests disperse
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Egypt convicts and sentences 21 pro-Morsi female protesters
Human Rights Watch
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Middle East and North Africa | Lebanon
Lebanese journalist Rami Aysha sentenced to six months in jail in absentia
International Federation of Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Libya
Failure of Libyan security forces to protect protesters from militias remains unquestioned
Human Rights Watch
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