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5 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Asia & Pacific
Media at political crossroads: Southeast Asia regional press freedom overview
Southeast Asian Press Alliance
National elections were held in six countries in Southeast Asia in the past year, with more to come. These interesting times are particularly challenging for the media in maintaining its documentation role as citizens exercise their right to directly participate in politics.
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International
ARTICLE 19 welcomes UN Rapporteurs' statement on post-2015 goals
ARTICLE 19
 
Africa | Ethiopia
Ethiopia: UN review should condemn crackdown on activists, journalists
Human Rights Watch
 
Americas | Brazil
Brazil: Cartoonists, journalists, indigenous leaders suffered free expression violations in 2013
ARTICLE 19
 
Asia and Pacific | Hong Kong (China)
First Hong Kong Press Freedom Index announced
Hong Kong Journalists Association
 
Asia and Pacific | Nepal / China
Nepalese government dismisses reports of abuse of Tibetans
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا
استنساخ القمع : حالة حرية التعبير في العالم العربي في عام 2013
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
 
Middle East and North Africa | Algeria
Algerian officials target movement opposing Bouteflika's fourth term
Human Rights Watch
Français | عربي
 
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Syria: Call for the immediate release of disappeared rights lawyer Khalil Ma'touq
 
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