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11 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Azerbaijan
Civil society urges Council of Europe to take Azerbaijan to task for human rights record
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
Azerbaijan's human rights record is inconsistent with standards embraced by the pan-European human rights organisation, the Council of Europe, and so its chairmanship, which will start in May, risks undermining the integrity of the institution's human rights principles.
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Africa | Uganda
Ugandan media council summons journalist, media houses over news article
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
Americas | Ecuador
Presidente de Ecuador se culpa a “inescrupulosos opositores” por hackeo de su cuenta de twitter
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
Americas | Mexico
French president urged to discuss impunity during Mexico visit
Reporters Without Borders, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Español | Français
Americas | México
Diario en Veracruz, México recibe amenazas de "quemar el periódico"
Americas | Venezuela
Journalism professor gets death threats for supporting student protests in Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Cambodia's secret Draft Cybercrime Law seeks to undermine free speech online
Asia and Pacific | Fiji
Despite upcoming elections, rights abuses continue in Fiji
Human Rights Watch
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
In Russia, Chechen activist arrested, beaten after criticizing republic's leader
Human Rights Watch
Europe and Central Asia | United Kingdom / United States
Surveillance of human rights organisations must cease
PEN International
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Bahraini civil society: Freedom of association must be respected for dialogue to be possible
Bahrain Center for Human Rights
Middle East and North Africa | Tunisia
Tunisian journalists attacked by both citizens and political groups
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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