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7 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Pakistan
Pakistan's largest media group under threat as its staff faces increasing intimidation
Pakistan Press Foundation
In a letter to Pakistan's top civil and military leaders, Jang/Geo media group explains that incidents of intimidation of its staff have increased to an alarming level since the 19 April attack on television anchor Hamid Mir.
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International
International experts call for universal protection of freedom of expression
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Africa | Uganda
Ugandan human rights office vandalised in latest crackdown on civil society
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Colombia
Detención arbitraria de reportero gráfico colombiano el primero de mayo
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
 
Americas | United States
In U.S., Obama transparency record remains unimpressive
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Asia & Pacific
"The Campaign for Justice": Press freedom in South Asia 2013-14
International Federation of Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Arrests of Internet activists escalate in Vietnam
Human Rights Watch
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
#FreeAJStaff: Journalists appear in court in Egypt on World Press Freedom Day
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Iraq's parliamentary elections marked by obstruction, threats, violence against journalists
Reporters Without Borders
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Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Court issues sentences against two opposition activists from Saudi Arabia's eastern province
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
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