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20 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Swaziland
Swaziland: Human rights lawyer and journalist charged with contempt of court
Media Institute of Southern Africa
Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu have been charged with contempt of court over two separate articles that appeared in the Nation magazine and were critical of the arrest of government vehicle inspector Bhantshana Gwebu.
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Americas | Colombia
Carta abierta al presidente de Colombia sobre posibles abusos de vigilancia del estado
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
 
Americas | Ecuador
Ecuadorian activist detained after giving presidential caravan the "thumbs down"
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Americas | México
Director de portal informativo en México recibe segunda amenaza de muerte
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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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Asia and Pacific | Hong Kong (China)
Yet another Hong Kong attack: Media executives bashed with iron bars
International Federation of Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan human rights defenders freed without charge
International Federation of Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Increasingly authoritarian Vietnam sentences another blogger
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's new terrorism law threatens to shut down an already restricted space for free expression
Human Rights Watch
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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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