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26 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Liberia
Liberian government agrees to urgently address criminal defamation
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
At a meeting on 19 March, the Liberian Information Ministry agreed to coordinate the effort to finalise the draft bill that repeals criminal defamation, to be presented to Parliament no later than 15 May 2014.
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Africa | Liberia
Liberian talk show host Henry Costa temporarily released on bail
Center for Media Studies and Peace Building
 
Americas | Uruguay
Radios comunitarias apoyan a periodista uruguayo quien negó a dar el nombre de un informante
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)
 
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
"Where Is My Justice?" campaign seeks truth for victims of violence by security forces in Cambodia
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
 
Asia and Pacific | Taiwan
Journalists obstructed as police use force at Taiwan student demonstration
International Federation of Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Turkey shuts down Twitter, court overturns ban five days later
Caro Rolando
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Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Trial of Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt adjourned to 31 March
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Iraqi soldier shoots, kills radio journalist in Baghdad
International Federation of Journalists
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