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September 18, 2014
The Iranian authorities’ sentencing of seven people for making a homemade video of the Pharrell Williams’ song, “Happy”, reveals the authorities’ contempt for freedom of expression.
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September 18, 2014

Torture is a routine occurrence in Nigeria, largely to extract "confessions" or as punishment for alleged crimes. Hundreds of suspects in police and military custody across the country are being su...

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September 18, 2014
The conviction of four peaceful protesters by a Thai military court today is an affront to justice and another sign of repression under military rule. 
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September 18, 2014
A controversial new cybercrimes law that criminalizes the spreading of “false news” on the internet poses a serious threat to freedom of expression in Qatar.

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