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Free Expression Digest: Fri., August 14

Two arrested over killing of Bangladeshi blogger, Azerbaijan sentences rights activists to 7+ years in prison, China turns down parole bid from jailed Nobel Peace Laureate, and more... More

Free Expression Digest: Tues., August 11

Reporter charged in relation to last year's protests in Ferguson, U.N. urges Thailand to amend law on insulting royalty, Netzpolitik treason inquiry dropped, and more... More

Free Expression Digest: Fri., August 7

Another blogger brutally murdered in Bangladesh, Khadija Ismayilova's trial begins in Baku, Bahrain suspends the country's only independent newspaper, and more... More

Free Expression Digest: Thurs., August 6

Gao Yu's health continues to deteriorate, China's new move to censor the Internet, letter to protest Netzpolitik treason investigation signed by hundreds, and more... More

China: Urgently Release Ill Journalist Gao Yu

We now write to express our deep concern about the health of imprisoned journalist Gao Yu, and to urge the Ministry of Public Security to immediately and unconditionally release… More