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18 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
RSF: 71 journalists killed and dramatic increase in abductions in 2013
Reporters Without Borders
According to the Reporters Without Borders tally, the regions with the largest numbers of journalists killed in connection with their work were Asia (with 24) and the Middle East and North Africa (with 23).
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International
Second worst year on record for jailed journalists
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Africa | Nigeria
Journalists assaulted by striking university lecturers in Nigeria
Media Rights Agenda
 
Africa | South Sudan
South Sudan urged not to interfere with media in aftermath of apparent coup attempt
International Press Institute
 
Africa | Zambia
Reversing Zambia's authoritarian drift
Freedom House
 
Americas | Honduras
Women's rights defender receives anonymous threatening text messages in Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión
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Americas | Suriname
Suriname defamation law requires serious reform
International Press Institute
 
Americas | Venezuela
Venezuela forces ISPs to police Internet
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Pussy Riot members to be freed from prison after passage of Russian amnesty law
PEN American Center
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Call for release of Canadians detained in Russia with Arctic 30
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Saudi activist sentenced to 4 years in jail, 300 lashes for speaking out
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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