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5 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Ukraine
Access to information a casualty as Russian troops invade Crimea
Caro Rolando
Ever since Russian military troops entered the autonomous parliamentary republic of Crimea, local TV channels have been intimidated, camera operators have been beaten and websites have been targeted by DDoS attacks.
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Africa | The Gambia
Gambian journalist details his escape from Jammeh regime
Index on Censorship
Americas | México
Periodista es hostigado y es allanada su casa en México
ARTICLE 19, Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social
Americas | United States / Mexico
Mexican protest site censored with the U.S. embassy's help
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Americas | Uruguay
Justicia en Uruguay exige a periodistas revelar sus fuentes informativas
Centro de Archivos y Acceso a la Información Pública
Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
First-ever convictions in a case of a murdered Pakistani journalist
Committee to Protect Journalists
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Vietnamese blogger sentenced to two years for "abusing democratic reforms"
Reporters Without Borders
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Local groups link increasing violence in Bahrain to suppression of right to peaceful protest
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Middle East and North Africa | Iran
Rouhani's mixed messages on artistic freedom in Iran
Index on Censorship
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Released Kurdish activist speaks up about his prison experience in Syria
PEN International
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