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16 - 23 April 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Sounding the alarm on environmental issues comes at a steep price
Marianna Tzabiras
IFEX marks Earth Day by honouring those who speak out in defense of the environment, putting their jobs, safety, freedom and sometimes even their lives at risk.
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Brazilian biologist Mario Moscatelli takes pictures next to garbage in the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, 12 March 2014
Brazilian biologist Mario Moscatelli takes pictures next to garbage in the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, 12 March 2014
 
Africa | Swaziland
Arrest, release, repeat: A timeline of Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko's case
Caro Rolando
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Americas | Ecuador
Brother of murdered Ecuadorian journalist receives death threats
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
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Asia and Pacific | Burma
Thousands attend funeral of Burmese democracy hero as tributes to his courage pour in
Mizzima News
 
Europe and Central Asia | Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan: Dissident photographer and filmmaker Umida Akhmedova "ruining the constitution"
Index on Censorship
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Mountain of impunity looms over journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan
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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Leslie de Freitas, Communications Specialist

IFEX THIS WEEK SECTION EDITORS
Marianna Tzabiras: International, Asia & Pacific; Erin Woycik: Americas; Caro Rolando: Africa, Europe & Central Asia; Hiba Zayadin: Middle East & North Africa
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