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26 March - 2 April 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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A graphic created by Maharat Foundation as part of its
A graphic created by Maharat Foundation as part of its "Express Freely" competition launched to encourage university students to support press freedom in Lebanon
 
International
Following the money: How States are funding surveillance technologies
Privacy International
 
Africa | Africa
Positive trends and challenges to freedom of information in Africa
Media Rights Agenda
 
Americas | Honduras
Conviction in 2012 journalist's murder a strike against impunity in Honduras
Reporters Without Borders
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Asia and Pacific | Tibet (China)
Chinese tourists are inadvertently reporting on the Tibetan struggle
Index on Censorship
 
Europe and Central Asia | Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz draft law seeks to ban information about LGBT issues
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Freelance Bahraini photographer Ahmed Humaidan given 10-year prison term
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
 
 
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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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