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30 April - 7 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  International
International experts call for universal protection of freedom of expression
ARTICLE 19
The four special rapporteurs on free expression to the UN, the African Union, the OSCE and the OAS call for states to ensure that all people in society can realise their right to freedom of expression without discrimination.
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A view of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, 17 July 2012
A view of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, 17 July 2012
>> Check out the Paris Declaration passed at UNESCO's World Press Freedom Day meeting
 
Africa | Uganda
Ugandan human rights office vandalised in latest crackdown on civil society
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
 
Americas | Brazil
Defamation case leads to rare 6-month prison sentence for Brazilian journalist
Associação Brasileira de Jornalismo Investigativo
 
Asia and Pacific | Australia
Secrecy and surveillance: Report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2014
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance
 
Europe and Central Asia | Turkey
Barricades and tear gas prevent Turkish journalists from covering May Day demonstrations
IPS Communication Foundation
 
Middle East and North Africa | Iraq
Iraq's parliamentary elections marked by obstruction, threats, violence against journalists
Reporters Without Borders
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