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9 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International / China
Stand up for Ai Weiwei and freedom of expression in China
PEN American Center
PEN is spreading awareness of repression in China with its #WithFlowers campaign. Ai Weiwei posts daily photographs of fresh flowers outside of his apartment every day he cannot travel freely; now everyone can as well, on behalf of all Chinese writes and artists.
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Campaign highlights plight of jailed journalists in lead up to World Press Freedom Day
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Americas | Honduras
Periodista hondureño es víctima de persecución vehicular
Comité por la Libre Expresión
Americas | Mexico
Mexican authorities must reinforce mechanism for protecting journalists
Reporters Without Borders
Americas | United States
Declassifying CIA torture report is first step toward public accounting of detainee practices
Human Rights Watch
Americas | Uruguay
Call for continuing transparency and dialogue in passage of Uruguay's media law
Reporters Without Borders
Americas | Venezuela
Globovisión correspondent kidnapped in Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
Asia and Pacific | Burma
Amid rising repression, Burmese journalist given jail term
Committee to Protect Journalists
Europe and Central Asia | Europe & Central Asia
European Court rules mass collection, retention of metadata unacceptable
Privacy International
Europe and Central Asia | Belarus
Belarusian publisher wins Freedom to Publish Prize
International Publishers' Association
Europe and Central Asia | Kazakhstan
Assandi Times latest newspaper to be shut down in Kazakhstan
Committee to Protect Journalists
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Concern for Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja's health on third anniversary of his arrest in Bahrain
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Middle East and North Africa | Morocco
Moroccan security forces target and assault certain protesters during workers' march
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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25 years after Tiananmen ask President Xi Jinping to implement China's constitution

Pro-democracy activist Lui Yuk-lin shouts during a protest calling for the release of Chinese journalist Gao Yu, Hong Kong publisher Yao Wentian and Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong on 11 May 2014

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