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1 - 8 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Central African Republic
Media in Central African Republic face threats, raids as sectarian violence continues
Reporters Without Borders
A year after the Seleka coalition began its rebellion, reporters in the Central African Republic are still in danger despite the deployment of French and African peacekeepers. Some media outlets have been ransacked, while others have self-censored their reporting to prevent threats or attacks.
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A soldier guards the entrance of the currently defunct national television headquarters in Bangui, Central African Republic 27 November 2013.
A soldier guards the entrance of the currently defunct national television headquarters in Bangui, Central African Republic 27 November 2013.
 
International
Why tech is a double-edged sword for human rights
Human Rights Watch
 
Americas | Venezuela
Web-based TV opens space for critical voices in Venezuela
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Right to protest under threat in Cambodia; authorities responded with excessive use of force in 2013
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
 
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 | Bahrain
Photographer and IFEX contest winner Ahmed AlFardan arrested in Bahrain
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
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Leslie de Freitas, Communications Specialist

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