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28 March 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Lebanon
Lebanese government moves to control expression in the online realm
Hiba Zayadin
Although Lebanon has long been considered to have one of the most open and diverse media environments in a region dominated by dictatorships, it is no stranger to restrictions on free expression.
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International
UN Rights Council members urged to reject proposed amendments to resolution on peaceful protest
ARTICLE 19
 
Americas | British Virgin Islands
Journalists could face 15 years in jail under new British Virgin Islands cybercrime bill
International Press Institute
 
Americas | Ecuador
CIDH otorga medidas cautelares a favor de asambleísta, activistas sentenciados en Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
 
Americas | United States
Reforms to U.S. government data collection could curb surveillance abuses
Human Rights Watch
 
Asia and Pacific | Afghanistan
Local radio station blown up in eastern Afghanistan
Afghanistan Journalists Center
 
Asia and Pacific | Pakistan
Pakistan's draft Computer Crimes Law endangers freedom of expression
ARTICLE 19
 
Asia and Pacific | Tibet (China)
Chinese tourists are inadvertently reporting on the Tibetan struggle
Index on Censorship
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Turkey follows Twitter shutdown by blocking access to YouTube
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | United Arab Emirates
Emirati netizen Osama Najjar arrested
Reporters Without Borders
 
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