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19 - 26 February 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Uganda
Ugandans could face life imprisonment for same-sex conduct under new law
Human Rights Watch
Anti-gay bill undermines Ugandans' right to freedom of association and expression, privacy, family life and equality.
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A group of people celebrate after Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality in Kampala, 24 February 2014.
A group of people celebrate after Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality in Kampala, 24 February 2014.
>> Ugandan tabloid prints list of 'top 200 homosexuals'
 
International
Escalating concerns about privacy lead to calls for increased UN action
Marianna Tzabiras
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Americas | Colombia
Government spying on Colombian press could compromise peace talks
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | Philippines
Criminal libel is unconstitutional, CMFR stresses in response to Philippines ruling
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
 
Europe and Central Asia | Greece
Greece: Police interrogation of students prompts protests
Index on Censorship
 
Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Wife of imprisoned Saudi online editor Raef Badawi opens up to PEN International
PEN International
 
 
 
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