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24 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Pakistan
Targeted killings, warnings from Taliban lead to mounting concerns for Pakistan's media
Marianna Tzabiras
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on Express Media that claimed the lives of three media workers; the group has issued a fatwa (decree) warning of further attacks against media outlets that they say are providing "misinformation" against them.
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Democratic freedoms under siege: Annual report on global political rights and civil liberties
Freedom House
Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo
Coverage of army colonel's murder censored in Democratic Republic of Congo
Reporters Without Borders
Africa | Sudan
Sudanese civil society calls for change to U.S. digital technology sanctions
Index on Censorship
Americas | Honduras
Report: Honduras must end lethal violence against journalists and climate of impunity
Americas | Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago should pass bill to increase safeguards for press freedom
International Press Institute
Asia and Pacific | Afghanistan
Radio producer and presenter found dead in southern Afghanistan
Afghanistan Journalists Center
Asia and Pacific | China
China censors reports about elites' hidden funds
Reporters Without Borders
Asia and Pacific | South Korea
South Koreans clash over history books
Index on Censorship
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Journalists assaulted amid protests in Ukraine
Committee to Protect Journalists
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Activists brutally beaten, kidnapped in Ukraine
Human Rights Watch
Middle East and North Africa | Middle East & North Africa
Three years after Arab Spring, officials thwart digital dissent
Index on Censorship
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
Human Rights Watch official refused entry into UAE
Human Rights Watch
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