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2 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
Freedom of the Press 2014: Media freedom hits decade low
Freedom House
The decline in global press freedom this year was driven in part by major regression in several Middle Eastern states; marked setbacks in Turkey, Ukraine, and a number of countries in East Africa; and deterioration in the relatively open media environment of the United States.
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International
Naming and shaming: Eight countries egregiously violating religious freedom
Index on Censorship
 
Africa | Uganda
Uganda: Spice FM manager fired for hosting opposition politicians
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Ecuador
La compañía "Ares Rights" urgida a dejar de abusar de las leyes de Copyright en Ecuador
Fundación Andina para la Observación y el Estudio de Medios
 
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Cambodian rights group condemns reiteration of ban on assemblies in Phnom Penh
Cambodian Center for Human Rights
 
Europe and Central Asia | Serbia
Serbia: Media coalition demands end to abuse of public funds intended for local media
Association of Independent Electronic Media
 
Middle East and North Africa | Israel / Palestine
Israeli Minister of Internal Security warned of harassment of journalists
I'lam Media Center for Arab Palestinians in Israel
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Middle East and North Africa | Tunisia
Independence of Tunisia's broadcasting authority HAICA must be preserved
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