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18 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Mexico
ARTICLE 19 Mexico reiterates safety concerns as its director becomes the latest target
ARTICLE 19
The home of ARTICLE 19’s Mexico and Central America director, Darío Ramírez, was broken into on Sunday 16 March 2014. Those responsible took computers, work documents, and other items of value.
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Asia and Pacific | Australia
Australian court order welcomed but points to flaws in journalist shield laws
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance
 
Asia and Pacific | China
Website editor, three citizen journalists arrested in China for covering protests
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
Asia and Pacific | North Korea
North Korea exposed: Censorship in the world's most secretive state
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
Arrest of Sri Lankan rights defenders "an attempt to silence criticism"
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Azerbaijan
Columnist and politician jailed, accused of inciting anti-government riots in Azerbaijan
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
 
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Crimean Tatar man found killed after 2-week disappearance
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | United Kingdom
New report urges U.K. government to uphold high standards of press freedom
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
 
Middle East and North Africa | Lebanon
For journalists in Lebanon, Syrian dangers loom larger
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Works of poet Mahmoud Darwish banned in wide-ranging censorship at Saudi book fair
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Middle East and North Africa | Yemen
Journalists in Yemen attacked by both security forces and unidentified armed groups
Reporters Without Borders
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