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13 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  China
China urged to release human rights activist and lawyer Liu Shihui
Freedom House
Authorities in Guangzhou, China detained human rights activist and lawyer Liu Shihui when he went to inquire about three members of a grassroots pro-democracy group, Southern Street Movement, who were taken into custody the day before. Liu was transferred out of the police station in the middle of the night on 6 January 2013, and his whereabouts are unknown.
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International
Transparency is fundamental to good copyright policy, EFF and partners say
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Africa | Somalia
Mine, not thine: Somalia's Al Shabaab bans the Internet
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Americas | Dominican Republic
Reporter in Dominican Republic believes drug dealer plans to kill him
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas | Ecuador
Periodista de investigación denuncia ser vigilado por extraños en Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
 
Americas | Ecuador
Municipio en Ecuador clausura taller tras exhibir monigote crítico
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Russia: Reporters' guide on human rights and Sochi Olympics
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Vimeo banned in Turkey
IPS Communication Foundation
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Turkish human rights lawyer prepares for hearing after 4 years in jail
PEN International
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
News blackout imposed on fighting in Al-Anbar province in Iraq
Reporters Without Borders
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