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12 - 19 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Venezuela
Protest and counter-protest: An interactive timeline of the civil unrest in Venezuela
Erin Woycik
Follow the progression of events showing how student protests have newly ignited the embers of divisive politics in Venezuela.
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Students at Central University (UCV) in Caracas shout slogans during protest on 12 March 2014
Students at Central University (UCV) in Caracas shout slogans during protest on 12 March 2014
 
International
Satirist returns to Egyptian TV, film banned in Malaysia and other artistic freedom news
ARTICLE 19
 
Africa | Somalia / Ethiopia
27-year jail sentence for Somali journalist in Ethiopia a "travesty of justice"
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Mexico
ARTICLE 19 Mexico reiterates safety concerns as its director becomes the latest target
ARTICLE 19
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Asia and Pacific | Burma
What does the state of media freedom tell us about Burma's "transition to democracy"?
Marianna Tzabiras
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Europe and Central Asia | Russia / Ukraine
Crimea: Attacks, abductions of journalists and activists
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
International NGOs launch website to highlight plight of detainees in Syria
 
 
 
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Pro-democracy activist Lui Yuk-lin shouts during a protest calling for the release of Chinese journalist Gao Yu, Hong Kong publisher Yao Wentian and Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong on 11 May 2014

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Leslie de Freitas, Communications Specialist

IFEX THIS WEEK SECTION EDITORS
Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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