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6 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  United States
U.S. attorney dismisses majority of charges against journalist Barrett Brown
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas has filed a motion to dismiss 11 charges against Barrett Brown in a criminal prosecution that would have had massive implications for journalism. Brown was prosecuted after he shared a link to thousands of pages of stolen documents.
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International
The quest to protect human rights defenders and journalists in a digital world
Freedom House
 
Asia and Pacific | India
Rise of right-wing candidate does not bode well for Indian press freedom
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
UAE jails three men for up to 7 years on fabricated charges
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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