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2 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Middle East & North Africa
2013 in review: As governments in the Arab world crack down, activists fight back
Electronic Frontier Foundation
As the year draws to a close, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2013 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy.
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Africa | Burkina Faso / Africa
Rights organisations to address criminal defamation at African Court
Media Institute of Southern Africa
Americas | Argentina
Propietario de radioemisora argentino objeto de robos repetitivos
Foro de Periodismo Argentino
Asia and Pacific | Burma
Burmese journalist jailed for three months
Committee to Protect Journalists
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
Indian journalist arrested in Sri Lanka
Committee to Protect Journalists
Asia and Pacific | Thailand
Thailand urged to drop defamation, computer crimes charges against Phuket journalists
Southeast Asian Press Alliance
Europe and Central Asia | Montenegro
Bomb attack targets Montenegro journalists
International Press Institute
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Well-known Ukrainian journalist brutally beaten on Christmas Eve
Institute of Mass Information
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Photographer and IFEX contest winner Ahmed AlFardan arrested in Bahrain
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Al Jazeera English crew arrested in Egypt
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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