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4 - 11 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
New UN Human Rights Council member states urged to implement promises
PEN International
On International Human Rights Day, freedom of expression remains under attack in many parts of the world, even by the very countries who have been elected to uphold rights at the UN.
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Members of the Ladies in White group shout anti-communism slogans during a protest on International Human Rights Day, in Havana, 10 December 2013. The group is made up of female family members of imprisoned dissidents
Members of the Ladies in White group shout anti-communism slogans during a protest on International Human Rights Day, in Havana, 10 December 2013. The group is made up of female family members of imprisoned dissidents
>> Click here to read about a Vietnamese bloggers' network launched on 10 December
 
International
International agreement imposes new controls on surveillance technology exports
Privacy International
 
Africa | South Africa
South Africa: Will press freedom be affected by the passing of Nelson Mandela?
International Press Institute
 
Americas | Honduras
Reporter for anti-coup outlet killed amid continuing polarisation in Honduras
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
In Pakistan, another journalist breaks his silence
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Romania
Romanian president urged to counter recriminalisation of libel
Active Watch - Media Monitoring Agency
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Egypt's security forces still evading justice for mass killing of protesters
Human Rights Watch
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Leslie de Freitas, Communications Specialist

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