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IFEX This Week for 17 October 2012


10 October - 17 October 2012

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This Week Putting free expression issues in focus

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This Week for 17 October 2012


IFEX members bring free expression concerns to UN body
IFEX members have provided submissions for a number of countries up for review in the latest round of examinations under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, a UN mechanism set up in 2006. (read more)

AFRICA COMPILED BY CARO ROLANDO
SOMALIA
IFEX MEMBERS CALL ON NEW SOMALI GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS


AMERICAS COMPILED BY ERIN WOYCIK
CARIBBEAN
CARIBBEAN GOVERNMENTS URGED TO REPEAL CRIMINAL DEFAMATION LAWS

International Press Institute


ASIA AND PACIFIC COMPILED BY MARIANNA TZABIRAS
SRI LANKA
MEDIA FREEDOM NEEDS CLOSER ATTENTION IN POST-WAR SRI LANKA

International Federation of Journalists


EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA COMPILED BY DIANE PARTENIO
TURKEY
PROGRESS REPORT SITES FREE EXPRESSION AS MAJOR CONCERN FOR TURKISH ACCESSION TO EU

International Federation of Journalists


MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA COMPILED BY LAMA MOURAD
TUNISIA
TUNISIAN AUTHORITIES FAIL TO INVESTIGATE ATTACKS BY RELIGIOUS EXTREMISTS

Human Rights Watch
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