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8 - 15 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Nigeria
Nigeria's anti-LGBT law criminalises public displays of affection, restricts NGOs
Human Rights Watch
The Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill imposes a 14-year prison sentence on anyone who "[enters] into a same-sex marriage contract or civil union," and a 10-year sentence on anyone who "registers, operates, or participates in gay clubs, societies, and organizations."
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International
Copyright week: Six principles that should guide policy
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Americas | Mexico
Assailants storm home of renowned Mexican investigative journalist
International Press Institute
 
Asia and Pacific | Afghanistan
Attacks on Afghan media stoke concerns ahead of 2014 elections and withdrawal of international troops
Afghanistan Journalists Center
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Vimeo banned in Turkey
IPS Communication Foundation
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
News blackout imposed on fighting in Al-Anbar province in Iraq
Reporters Without Borders
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Pro-democracy activist Lui Yuk-lin shouts during a protest calling for the release of Chinese journalist Gao Yu, Hong Kong publisher Yao Wentian and Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong on 11 May 2014

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