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12 February 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
2014 Press Freedom Index spotlights major declines in USA, CAR, Guatemala
Reporters Without Borders
The RWB World Press Freedom Index is a reference tool based on 7 criteria: level of abuses, extent of pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency and infrastructure.
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Africa | Africa
New African free expression network highlights need for protection of journalists
Media Foundation for West Africa
 
Americas | Venezuela
Agreden físicamente a director de diario regional en Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
 
Asia and Pacific | Hong Kong (China) / China / Taiwan
Journalists in Hong Kong and Taiwan battle Beijing's influence
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Appeals court upholds three-year custodial sentence for Russian environmental activist
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Bassem Youssef returns to the small screen as Egypt targets journalists
Index on Censorship
 
Middle East and North Africa | Libya
Four journalists abducted in Libya in two seperate incidents
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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