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8 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Syria
Two Swedish journalists abducted in Syria released
Reporters Without Borders
According to the information obtained by Reporters Without Borders, Magnus Falkehed and Niclas Hammarström, kidnapped on 23 November 2013, are currently in Lebanon.
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عربي

 
 
 
International
Why tech is a double-edged sword for human rights
Human Rights Watch
 
Africa | Burundi
Constitutional Court quashes several repressive provisions of Burundian media law
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
Africa | Cameroon
Off the soccer field, creativity in Cameroon languishes in prison
PEN American Center
 
Americas | Argentina
Beating of freelance photographer is latest in string of abuses committed by security forces in Argentina
Erin Woycik
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Americas | Venezuela
Venezuelan newspaper faces closure due to discriminatory permit policies
Inter American Press Association
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Asia and Pacific | Burma
Large Yangon demonstration calls for repeal of laws that violate rights in Burma
Mizzima News
 
Asia and Pacific | Nepal
Arson attack on Nepalese newspaper office, journalists threatened
Freedom Forum
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Censorship, social media and Gezi Park: A conversation with exiled Turkish author Meltem Arikan
Index on Censorship
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Egyptian regime casts wide net to destroy Muslim Brotherhood
Index on Censorship
 
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