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17 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Satirist returns to Egyptian TV, film banned in Malaysia and other artistic freedom news
ARTICLE 19
In its Artist Alert for February 2014, ARTICLE 19 highlights cases from Kenya, Cameroon, Cuba, USA and India, among others.
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Africa | Ethiopia
Transparency group should reject Ethiopia's membership due to its restrictions on civil society
Human Rights Watch
 
Africa | Uganda
Ugandan police search for attacker responsible for journalist's death
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Grenada
Grenada Parliament amends electronic defamation law
International Press Institute
 
Asia and Pacific | China
Chinese rights defender dies after imprisonment, lack of adequate medical care
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan: Supreme Court decision fuels calls for libel reform
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia / Ukraine
Crimea: Attacks, abductions of journalists and activists
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Algeria
Algerian authorities crack down on protesters as election nears
Human Rights Watch
عربي | Français
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Free key rights defenders held in violation of international standards in Syria
عربي | Français
 
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
Repression, torture, and Twitter in the United Arab Emirates
Index on Censorship
 
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