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8 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Syria
Risk and reporting: The dangers of freelance journalism in Syria
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Much of the reporting that has come out of Syria in recent months has been done by freelance journalists and citizen journalists who face particular threats when reporting in one of the most dangerous locations on the planet.
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International
In welcome development, UN resolution recognises role of journalists covering protests
Reporters Without Borders
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Africa | Burkina Faso
African court says Burkina Faso failed to investigate assassination of journalist Norbert Zongo
Media Foundation for West Africa
 
Africa | Uganda
Existing media laws in Uganda seek to criminalise journalists' work, analysis finds
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Brazil
Brazilian group publishes findings on violence against journalists during dictatorship
International Federation of Journalists
 
Americas | Colombia
Colombian government surveillance ignoring history and human rights
Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
Americas | Mexico
Director of often-targeted Mexican paper is shot in the leg
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Asia and Pacific | China
Chinese police illegally copy journalists' reporting materials
International Federation of Journalists
 
Europe and Central Asia | Moldova
Development of Moldovan mass media remains stagnant, concludes report
Independent Journalism Center, Moldova
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Seven Egypt State TV employees summoned for investigation
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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Middle East and North Africa | إسرائيل / فلسطين
اعتداءات خطيرة للمستوطنين الإسرائليين على اربعة صحفيين خلال الشهر الماضي
Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms
 
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