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29 May 2014
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SPOTLIGHT  |  Trinidad and Tobago
Press shocked by revelations of plan to kill Trinidadian investigative journalist
Erin Woycik
Investigative TV journalist Mark Bassant was forced to flee Trinidad after learning that someone had ordered a hit on him in early May. Bassant had been reporting on the murder of a high-profile attorney.
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Africa | Uganda
Police officer attacks journalist covering by-elections in Uganda
Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda
Americas | Ecuador
Government attacks deter press freedom in Ecuador
International Press Institute
Americas | Venezuela
Cuerpo de Investigaciones en Venezuela detuvo a estudiante de comunicación social
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela
Asia and Pacific | Kiribati
Kiribati journalist suspended for quoting opposition
International Federation of Journalists
Asia and Pacific | Malaysia
Malaysian premier threatens outspoken website Malaysiakini
Human Rights Watch
Europe and Central Asia | Europe & Central Asia
Groups dismayed by EU's failure to recognise public's right to access information
International Federation of Journalists
Middle East and North Africa | Bahrain
Criminalising dissent and entrenching impunity in Bahrain
Human Rights Watch
Middle East and North Africa | Saudi Arabia
Saudi censorship blurs lines between journalism, activism
Committee to Protect Journalists
Middle East and North Africa | Syria
Syrian journalist focuses on the human side of conflict
International Press Institute
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