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22 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Saudi Arabia
Saudi blogger and activist sentenced to 15 years in jail
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
The Riyadh Criminal Court sentenced activist and blogger Fadel Al-Manasif to 15 years in jail on 17 April for participating in demonstrations in the Al-Qatif region in Saudi Arabia in 2011.
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International
Democracy, double-crossed: How private actors in the West serve foreign dictators
Freedom House
 
International
¿Podemos imaginar un Internet feminista desde los derechos?
Derechos Digitales
 
Africa | Somalia
Somali activist and media worker murdered in Mogadishu
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Peru
Radio team receives death threats in Peru after reports on problems with garbage pick-up
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad
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Asia and Pacific | Burma
A tribute to Burmese journalist and prominent rights activist U Win Tin
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria
Reporters Without Borders
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