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29 January 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Hungary / Serbia
Press freedom under threat from "soft" censorship in Serbia and Hungary
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Two new reports demonstrate how the governments in two European countries – Serbia and Hungary – use their financial power to pressure media outlets, punish critical reporting and reward favourable coverage.
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On Data Privacy Day, our personal information is less secure than ever
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Africa | Ghana
Ghana: Radio show host and panellists arrested over comments about police
Media Foundation for West Africa
Africa | South Africa
In Madiba's shadow: The future of free expression in South Africa
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Americas | Argentina
Nuevas amenazas a periodista crítica en el norte de Argentina
Foro de Periodismo Argentino
Americas | Colombia
Spanish photographer missing in dangerous northeastern department of Colombia
Reporters Without Borders
Asia and Pacific | China
Call for release of publisher detained in China since October
International Publishers' Association
Asia and Pacific | Philippines
Filipino radio reporter still under threat years after surviving slay attempt
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
Europe and Central Asia | Bosnia and Herzegovina
Former war crimes reporter attacked in Bosnia and Herzegovina
International Press Institute
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Media suffer winter chill in coverage of Sochi Olympics
Committee to Protect Journalists
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Nabeel Rajab's request for early release from prison denied by Bahraini authorities
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Journalists accused of working for Al Jazeera attacked on the anniversary of Egypt's revolution
Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
RSF concerned about UAE's deeply flawed judicial system
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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