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Putting Free Expression Issues in Focus

19 September - 26 September 2012

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This Week Putting free expression issues in focus

SPOTLIGHT EGYPT
Media remains at centre of struggle for control in Egypt
International Press Institute
The continual threat of harassment and state appointment of editors threaten chances for a free, democratic press in Egypt, says the International Press Institute. (read more)


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Shortly after a wall of graffiti was painted over by Egyptian authorities, street artists were back with spray cans and a new target - President Morsi.

>> Read why some artists are skeptical about Morsi's position on free expression

INTERNATIONAL COMPILED BY MARIANNA TZABIRAS
As online repression grows, activists fight back
Freedom House


AFRICA COMPILED BY CARO ROLANDO
UGANDA
LAW REQUIRING REGISTRATION OF SIM CARDS IN UGANDA A THREAT TO PRIVACY

Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda


AMERICAS COMPILED BY ERIN WOYCIK
CUBA
JOURNALIST CHARGED AFTER WRITING ABOUT CHOLERA AND DENGUE IN CUBA

Inter American Press Association
Español


ASIA AND PACIFIC COMPILED BY MARIANNA TZABIRAS
VIETNAM
HEAVY JAIL SENTENCES FOR THREE VIETNAMESE BLOGGERS

Reporters Without Borders
Français


EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA COMPILED BY DIANE PARTENIO
BELARUS
JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK AHEAD OF PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN BELARUS

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