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17 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  North Korea
North Korea is deleting history
Index on Censorship
North Korea has expanded its deletion of a few hundred online articles mentioning Jang Song Thaek, the executed uncle of Kim Jong Un, to all articles on state media up to October 2013, numbering in the tens of thousands.
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International
Why access to information must be a central pillar in the future of development
ARTICLE 19, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
عربي
 
Africa | Nigeria
Nigerian journalist goes into hiding following death threats
Media Rights Agenda
 
Africa | South Africa
Demonstration in South Africa calls for reinstatement of Cape Times editor
International Federation of Journalists
 
Africa | Uganda
Journalist dies mysteriously in Ugandan radio transmission house
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Argentina
Periodistas sufren ataques en varias provincias de Argentina durante protestas policiales
Foro de Periodismo Argentino
 
Americas | United States
Ruling says NSA metadata collection is "likely unconstitutional"
PEN American Center
 
Americas | Venezuela
Journalist berated on Twitter after tweeting about elections in Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
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Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Turkish publisher's acquittal plea thrown out in Apollinaire case
International Publishers' Association
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Young woman TV presenter and student is Iraq's latest media victim
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa | Israel
Two Palestinian journalists summoned for police investigation in Israel
I'lam Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel
 
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