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16 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United States
Will Obama hit the mark on real NSA reform?
Electronic Frontier Foundation
After President Barack Obama's announcement of changes and reforms to the National Security Agency on 17 January 2014, Electronic Frontier Foundation awarded the president only 3.5 out of 12 possible points for what they consider to be necessary reforms.
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Africa | Uganda
Security guards attack journalist as he covers demonstration by kiosk owners in Uganda
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
Americas | Honduras
Secretario de educación hondureño amenaza a periodista a través de Twitter
Comité por la Libre Expresión
Asia and Pacific | Bangladesh
Intimidation, surveillance of Bangladeshi rights group designed to silence critics
Human Rights Watch
Asia and Pacific | China
China urged not to indict rights activist Guo Feixiong
Freedom House
Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
No justice in Pakistan 3 years after Wali Khan Babar murder
Committee to Protect Journalists
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Out in the Cold: New campaign highlights free expression violations ahead of Sochi Olympics
PEN International
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Turkey: Violence against journalists continues as Occupy Gezi police attacks remain unpunished
Reporters Without Borders
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Iraq bans local printing and distribution of Saudi daily
Reporters Without Borders
Middle East and North Africa | Tunisia
Tunisia's draft constitution raises concerns about democratic transition
Index on Censorship
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