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18 February 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  North Korea
UN urged to act on North Korean atrocities report
Human Rights Watch
A new UN report has found that crimes against humanity are occurring in North Korea, noting in particular "a systematic and widespread attack against all populations that are considered to pose a threat to the political system and leadership."
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International
Finding the courage to cover sexual violence
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Africa | Southern Africa
On Valentine's Day, southern African countries urged to respect LGBT rights
Media Institute of Southern Africa
 
Americas | Brazil
Newspaper owner killed in Brazil after receiving threats
Inter American Press Association
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Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Analysis of media regulation, free expression in Cambodia
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
 
Asia and Pacific | East Timor
East Timorese journalists express concern over proposed media laws
International Federation of Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Pussy Riot detained (and released) in Sochi
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
A poet and a journalist are latest victims of crackdown on free expression in Bahrain
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Free expression in Egypt under threat as journalists languish in prison
PEN International
 
Middle East and North Africa | Morocco
Rights groups call for charges against Moroccan editor Ali Anouzla to be dropped
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