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14 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International / Turkey / World Press Freedom Day
Turkish journalist laureate of UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2014
UNESCO
Turkish journalist Ahmet Şik is an ardent defender of freedom of expression, and has devoted his career to denouncing corruption and human rights abuses.
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International
IPI executive director reflects on the state of press freedom worldwide
International Press Institute
 
Africa | Nigeria
Nigerian man detained for tweeting about attempted jailbreak
Media Rights Agenda
 
Americas | Colombia
Ex funcionario del DAS en Colombia aceptó cargos de tortura en caso de periodista
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
 
Americas | Honduras
Radio Progreso team member murdered in Honduras
Comité por la Libre Expresión
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Americas | Venezuela
Globovisión journalist released after having been kidnapped for a week in Venezuela
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
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Asia and Pacific | Bangladesh
Digital freedom in Bangladesh: Navigating in uncertain waters
Index on Censorship
 
Asia and Pacific | India
Controversy surrounds India's biometric database
Index on Censorship
 
Europe and Central Asia | Europe & Central Asia
Transnational monitoring project supports journalists in Italy, Southeast Europe
International Press Institute
 
Europe and Central Asia | Russia
Russia: Constitutional Court upholds "foreign agents" law
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Bahraini blogger jailed for "improper handling of information technology"
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Egypt detains more journalists as elections approach
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
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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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