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19 December 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Russia
Pussy Riot will be free; speech in Russia will not
PEN International
Whilst the amnesty granted to the two imprisoned members of Pussy Riot - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Mariya Alekhina - is to be welcomed, we must view it for what it is: a political stunt by the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, argues Cathal Sheerin.
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International
UN General Assembly approves resolution on "The right to privacy in the digital age"
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
International
The global reach of IFEX's 2013 campaign to end impunity
IFEX
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Africa | Kenya
New laws prescribe educational standards, revise code of conduct for journalists in Kenya
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Africa | Uganda
Ugandan court declines to hear SIM card registration case
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Canada
New gag law threatens free expression in Canadian province
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Americas | Venezuela
Coverage of municipal elections in Venezuela hampered by government officials
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
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Asia and Pacific | Laos
Laos: Anniversary of 'disappearance' of social activist demands action
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Russian authorities question critics of Sochi Olympics, confiscate their phones, computers
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Morocco
Will Morocco regulate the internet?
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
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