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14 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Venezuela
Critical paper shortage in Venezuela sparks regional support
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Seeing the threat to press freedom in their neighbouring country, the Colombian Association of Newspaper and Media Editors (ANDIARIOS) started the initiative "WE ARE VENEZUELA, Without Press Freedom, There is No Democracy," allowing Colombian newspapers to devote one page of their daily editions to news about Venezuela.
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Statement to UN Human Rights Council: On the promotion and protection of civic space
ARTICLE 19
 
International
¿Contribuye Getty Images a la creación de una cultura más libre?
Derechos Digitales
 
Africa | Africa
Civil society groups urge African countries to pass access to information laws
Media Foundation for West Africa
 
Africa | Somalia / Ethiopia
27-year jail sentence for Somali journalist in Ethiopia a "travesty of justice"
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Honduras
Gobierno de Honduras se disculpa ante ONGs por publicación de orden de cerrarlas
Comité por la Libre Expresión
 
Americas | Mexico
Reporters Without Borders Mexico correspondent receives threatening calls
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas | United States
U.S. surveillance practices violate human rights
Human Rights Watch
 
Asia and Pacific | Asia & Pacific
"The Stories Women Journalists Tell": report on women in media in South Asia
International Federation of Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Burma
Press freedom in Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi on the importance of the news media
International Press Institute
 
Asia and Pacific | India / Kashmir (India)
Cricket cheering uncovers faultlines between Kashmir and India
Index on Censorship
 
Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
Editor attacked in Pakistan-administered Kashmir
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
International NGOs launch website to highlight plight of detainees in Syria
 
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