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15 - 22 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Ukraine
Everything is under control: New Ukrainian law stifles dissent and debate
Caro Rolando
Described by local civil society groups as the "legal establishment of dictatorship," Law 3879 cracks down on protests, access to information and digital rights.
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Protesters hold signs that read "they made it legal," and wear tape that says "dictatorship," in Kyiv, 17 January 2014.
 
International
World Report: Suppression of minority views, eradication of privacy and other rights struggles
Human Rights Watch
 
Africa | Rwanda
Rwandan authorities urged to investigate anti-corruption campaigner's murder
Human Rights Watch
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Americas | United States
NSA reforms ignore real problem and leave foreigners unprotected
Privacy International
 
Asia and Pacific | Thailand
Journalists, news outlets in the line of fire as state of emergency imposed in Thailand
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
The new constitution: Why Egyptians shouldn't be rejoicing just yet
Hiba Zayadin
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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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Leslie de Freitas, Communications Specialist

IFEX THIS WEEK SECTION EDITORS
Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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