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UK police raid home of Tiananmen Square survivor over peaceful protest
Campaigners say Dr. Jiang was “brutally manhandled” by police officers after he attempted to block Chinese Premier Xi’s motorcade by standing in front of it – in a scene reminiscent of a famous image of a lone protestor standing in front of Chinese tanks in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989. THE INDEPENDENT

BuzzFeed journalist attacked by far-right Jewish extremists in Paris
Leading French journalist David Perrotin was protected by police after being surrounded by a dozen masked men brandishing batons at a Ligue de Défense Juive protest against Agence France Presse’s coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict. THE GUARDIAN

U.S. Senate votes to move ahead with CISA, a controversial cybersecurity bill
The upper chamber voted 83-14 to end debate and advance the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), which would let businesses share data about cyber threats with the government. A final vote on the bill is expected early next week.THE DAILY DOT

Journalists threatened at South Africa Student Protests
Journalists covering the mass student demonstration against university fees at the Union Buildings have been threatened by students from Soshanguve, predominantly part of the Economic Freedom Fighters. A BBC journalist was reportedly hit on the head with a rock. NEWS 24

Jail sought for British journalists over Indonesia piracy film
Prosecutors on Thursday recommended that two British journalists on trial for trying to make a documentary about piracy without the correct visas be sentenced to five months in jail and fined 50 million rupiah ($3,700). AFP

PEN Eritrea’s Fight for Detained and Threatened Journalists
Eritrea is the only African country without a constitution and any independent press, after all private newspapers were banned in 2001. PEN Eritrea was formed against this awful backdrop. The current president of the Center, Ghirmai Negash, puts it: “The association’s core mission is to give voice to the detained and threatened Eritrean journalists and artists, and make their plight be heard by the international community of writers and human rights advocates.” A-ID NEWS