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IFEX This Week for 9 January 2013

Published: Mon 14 Jan 2013 04:02 PM
2 January - 9 January 2013
This Week Putting free expression issues in focus
SPOTLIGHT VIETNAM
Vietnam Convicts 13 Pro-Democracy Activists
ARTICLE 19
In a ruling condemned as yet another move aimed at silencing opposition voices, 13 pro-democracy activists were jailed in Vietnam for writing commentary critical of the government, and participating in and encouraging peaceful protest. (read more)
of anti-state crimes and sentenced to prison
>> Read the "New York Times" report on the activists' conviction
INTERNATIONAL COMPILED BY MARIANNA TZABIRAS
Syria's war behind one of deadliest years on record for journalists
AFRICA COMPILED BY CARO ROLANDO
KENYA
REPORT EXAMINES INTERNALLY DISPLACED KENYANS' ACCESS TO INFORMATION
ARTICLE 19
AMERICAS COMPILED BY ERIN WOYCIK
UNITED STATES
US DAILY HARASSED AFTER PUBLISHING MAP OF GUN OWNERS
Committee to Protect Journalists
ASIA AND PACIFIC COMPILED BY MARIANNA TZABIRAS
CHINA
CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM IN STANDOFF BETWEEN CHINESE WEEKLY AND CENSORS
Committee to Protect Journalists
EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA COMPILED BY CARO ROLANDO
BELARUS
BELARUS AUTHORITIES TO TIGHTEN CONTROL ON DIGITAL ACCESS
Index on Censorship
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA COMPILED BY HIBA ZAYADIN
BAHRAIN
UNFAIR CONVICTIONS UPHELD FOR BAHRAIN'S OPPOSITION ACTIVISTS
Human Rights Watch REGIONS IN THE NEWS
INTERNATIONAL
AFRICA
AMERICAS
ASIA & PACIFIC
EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA
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