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17 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United Kingdom
U.K. Independence Party pledges to ban climate change lessons in schools
Index on Censorship
The U.K. Independence Party has promised it will ban the teaching of climate change in schools, if elected in May next year. The party’s 2010 manifesto included a pledge to ban Al Gore’s Oscar-winning global warming documentary An Inconvenient Truth from schools.
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Africa | The Gambia
Gambian journalists face conspiracy charges over article about political defections
ARTICLE 19
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Americas | Canada
Prime Minister Harper must address online surveillance in Canada
PEN Canada
 
Americas | Honduras
New secrecy law in Honduras deals blow to public's right to be informed
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas | México
Sin seguridad periodistas quedan varados en el sudoeste de México
ARTICLE 19
 
Americas | Mexico
Gunmen rule the press on outskirts of Mexico City
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Asia and Pacific | China
Social media changing the protest landscape in China
Index on Censorship
 
Asia and Pacific | India
On Internet freedom, India's perilous trajectory
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
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