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3 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Africa
Positive trends and challenges to freedom of information in Africa
Media Rights Agenda
A conference on freedom of information brought together over 100 state and non-state actors to discuss and identify emerging positive trends and challenges impeding the implementation of freedom of information laws across Africa.
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International
UN must reject mass surveillance to protect global privacy rights
Privacy International, ARTICLE 19, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Human Rights Watch
 
Africa | Africa / Europe & Central Asia
Africa-EU summit must speak out against imprisoned journalists in Africa
International Federation of Journalists
 
Africa | Somalia
Broadcast journalist detained by Somali authorities over report about missing passport
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Brazil
Brazil moves toward an internet bill of rights
Index on Censorship
 
Americas | Guatemala
Solicitan 30 millones de quetzales a revista guatemalteca por error en nota
Centro de Reportes Informativos sobre Guatemala
 
Asia and Pacific | China
Call on China to investigate police violence at eco-protests
Human Rights Watch
 
Europe and Central Asia | Finland
European Court urged to grant appeal hearing to Finnish photojournalist
International Federation of Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Russia: Proposed amendments to law on public gatherings threaten freedom of assembly
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
#FreeAJstaff: Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt appeal directly to the judge for freedom
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Middle East and North Africa | Morocco
Morocco accuses Spain's El País of inciting terrorism
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
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