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23 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Egypt
Security forces raid Egyptian rights group's offices arresting 15 activists
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
On 22 May 2014, Egyptian security forces raided the Alexandria branch of the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) arresting 15 activists, including two minors and two ECESR staff, as well as sexually harassing the women present and confiscating several computers and documents.
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Americas | Colombia
Ahead of presidential election, candidates in Colombia are urged to respect journalists' work
Reporters Without Borders
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Americas | Cuba
Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez launches independent news site
Committee to Protect Journalists
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Asia and Pacific | Singapore
Singapore blogger: 'I have been waiting' for government backlash
Committee to Protect Journalists
 
Asia and Pacific | Thailand
Global press network condemns censorship amid Thai military coup
International Press Institute
 
Middle East and North Africa | Morocco
Morocco's justice system still targeting editor Ali Anouzla seven months after his release
Reporters Without Borders
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Pro-democracy activist Lui Yuk-lin shouts during a protest calling for the release of Chinese journalist Gao Yu, Hong Kong publisher Yao Wentian and Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong on 11 May 2014

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