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10 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Iran
EU passes new resolution highly critical of Iran's human rights record
Reporters Without Borders
The mullah-led regime has reacted with virulence towards article 17 of the European Parliament resolution, which says that “any future Parliament delegations to Iran should be committed to meeting members of the political opposition and civil society activists, and to having access to political prisoners.”
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Africa | Somalia
African Commission adopts resolution on media attacks in Somalia
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Colombia
Personas vinculadas a administración local persiguen a diario colombiano
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
 
Americas | Honduras / Canada
Groups seek human rights protections in Canadian trade agreement with Honduras
PEN Canada
 
Asia and Pacific | Asia & Pacific / World Press Freedom Day
30 Days of Press Freedom campaign aimed at raising awareness of issues in Asia Pacific
 
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Freedom of assembly "on hold" in Cambodia, says human rights group
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
 
Asia and Pacific | Sri Lanka
Asset freeze threatens peaceful dissent in Sri Lanka
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Saudi activist kidnapped by security forces and sentenced to six years in jail
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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