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Turkey prosecutors want 18 journalists jailed for ‘terror propaganda’
Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday asked for jail sentences of up to seven and a half years for 18 journalists on charges of making propaganda for a terrorist group after publishing a picture from an Istanbul hostage siege. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

German prosecutor sacked over Netzpolitik treason probe
Germany’s justice minister has sacked the country’s top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation. BBC NEWS

Indonesia government aims to outlaw insulting president, sparks uproar
Indonesian legislators and human rights activists criticized on Wednesday a government proposal to make insulting the president illegal, citing concern for freedom of speech in the world’s third-largest democracy. REUTERS

India: government backs down, asks ISPs to block only child porn
Within four days of banning 857 websites deemed to be pornographic and having been accused of moral policing for it, the government reversed the order on Tuesday, making an exception only fo websites engaged in child pornography. TIMES OF INDIA

Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killing
Prosecutors released a surveillance video Tuesday showing suspects calmly leaving an apartment building where five people were found tortured and shot to death, including a photojournalist who had taken refuge in the capital after feeling threatened in the Mexican state he covered. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Controversial Isis-related play canceled two weeks before opening night
Creators of Homegrown, about radicalization of young people, claim to have been given no prior warning and that external pressure was applied for decision. THE GUARDIAN