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21 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
On World Poetry Day, PEN highlights challenges, dangers facing poets and writers
PEN International
To mark World Poetry Day, PEN is focusing on a number of cases which are emblematic of the threats faced by poets around the world and highlighting their continued contribution to freedom of expression. The cases are from Kazakshtan, China, Qatar, Cameroon and Mexico.
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International
Principles on free expression and rights to water and sanitation launched on eve of World Water Day
ARTICLE 19
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Africa | Sudan
Sudanese government attacks civilians, peaceful student protesters
Human Rights Watch
 
Americas | Brazil
Human Rights Secretariat in Brazil proposes actions to increase the safety of journalists
Associação Brasileira de Jornalismo Investigativo
 
Asia and Pacific | Afghanistan
Presidential election in Afghanistan: local media on the front line
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | Indonesia
Indonesia suspected of hacking to silence abuse allegations in West Papua
Index on Censorship
 
Middle East and North Africa | Jordan
Jordanian security forces crack down on protest calling for prisoner's release
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Saudi court upholds five-year jail sentence for well-known writer
Reporters Without Borders
 
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