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28 February 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Gallery: IFEX members join global #FreeAJStaff campaign
IFEX members joined the world's press on and around the Global Day of Action organised by the Al Jazeera Network on 27 February in calling for the release of three Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt since 29 December 2013.
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International
Rulers who use the social media they ban
Freedom House
 
International
Digital security for writers and human rights defenders
PEN International
 
Africa | Somalia
Somali radio director detained, tortured for photos posted online
Reporters Without Borders
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Africa | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean police assault newspaper vendor
Media Institute of Southern Africa
 
Americas | Argentina
IAPA backs public awareness campaign to protect journalists in Argentina
Inter American Press Association
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Americas | Canada
Intellectual freedom in Canada: Freedom to Read Week 2014
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Americas | Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago partially decriminalises defamation
International Press Institute
 
Asia and Pacific | Burma
Burma: The art of transition
Index on Censorship
 
Asia and Pacific | China
China slaps separatism charges on Uighur blogger
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Kazakhstan
Kazakh court shuts down another critical newspaper
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Bahraini photographer arrested and tortured
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
 
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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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IFEX DAILY DIGEST SECTION EDITORS
Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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