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4 February 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates targets Human Rights Watch after critical report
Index on Censorship
The United Arab Emirates stand accused of blocking criticism over their human rights record, according to international monitoring group Human Rights Watch.
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Why US sanctions are a blow to free expression
Index on Censorship
Africa | The Gambia
Gambia's 'green' revolution
International Press Institute
Americas | Colombia
Obstrucciones a la prensa en votaciones de revocatoria en Guaviare, Colombia
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
Americas | Ecuador
Cartoonist sanctioned under Ecuador's communications law
Committee to Protect Journalists
Americas | Ecuador
Caricaturista y medio sancionados bajo Ley de Comunicación en Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Cambodian journalist who reported on illegal fishing murdered
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
Asia and Pacific | China
Suppression of religious freedoms in Xinjiang, China continues
Index on Censorship
Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
Pakistani authorities urged to protect TV journalist targeted by militant threats
Reporters Without Borders
Europe and Central Asia | Austria
Austrian asylum advocate faces prison time over op-ed
International Press Institute
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Russian government threatens to shut down TV channel following controversial online poll
International Federation of Journalists
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Democracy in crisis: Corruption, media, and power in Turkey
Freedom House
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Ukraine: Police attacked dozens of journalists, medics
Human Rights Watch
Middle East and North Africa | Israel / Palestine
Palestinian journalists accused of slander by Arab-Christian priest in Israel
I'lam Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel
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