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8 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan wins election to regulate NGO access to UN as crackdown mounts at home
Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety
Azerbaijan, with its well-documented brutal crackdown on domestic and international NGOs at home, appears to be in a great position to restrict human rights NGOs access to the UN.
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International
European Union rejects international solution to library and archive copyright problems
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
 
Africa | Burundi
Burundi: Dire need to increase protections for civic space
ARTICLE 19
 
Americas | Bolivia
Bolivian journalist missing since January
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas | Colombia
ONG en Colombia da recomendaciones para el cubrimiento de protestas sociales más seguro
Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa
 
Americas | Ecuador
Ecuador's Correa ignores his repression of critics at home
Freedom House
 
Americas | Panama
TV station in Panama suffers prolonged cyber attack
Inter American Press Association
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Americas | United States
U.S. Congress takes step toward NSA reform
Human Rights Watch
Español
 
Asia and Pacific | Cambodia
Recent attacks on journalists in Cambodia cast doubt on progress in press freedom
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
Europe and Central Asia | Ukraine
Town council members abducted, beaten in Ukraine
Human Rights Watch
Français
 
Middle East and North Africa | Egypt
Report finds 2013 was worst year for free expression in Egypt in five years
Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression
عربي
 
Middle East and North Africa | Libya
Freedom of information under constant attack in Libya
Reporters Without Borders
Français
 
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