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1 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Intelligence agencies and workers' rights: Political surveillance at its worst
Privacy International
International Labour Day serves as a timely reminder that across their history, intelligence services have targeted trade unions and other organisations working for progressive social change.
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International
In letter to Freedom Online Coalition, NGOs speak out on surveillance of rights organisations
PEN International
 
Africa | Angola / Sudan
African Commission should address restrictions on peaceful assembly in Sudan, Angola
Human Rights Watch
 
Africa | Somalia
Voices of Press Freedom: NUSOJ launches campaign to highlight plight of journalists
National Union of Somali Journalists
 
Americas | Brazil
Defamation case leads to rare 6-month prison sentence for Brazilian journalist
Associação Brasileira de Jornalismo Investigativo
 
Americas | Venezuela
Venezuela: Armed men assault El Nacional news crew
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
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Asia and Pacific | India
Attack on home of critical Indian journalist
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Egypt jails two journalists, renews detention of another
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Middle East and North Africa | Israel / Palestine
Shutting down Al-Aqsa: Israeli forces attack 8 journalists covering Friday prayers in the streets of Jerusalem
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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