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Free Expression Digest: Thurs., August 20

Sentence for Khadija Ismayilova expected tomorrow, Netzpolitik inquiry drags on in Berlin, whistleblower Chelsea Manning spared solitary confinement and more... More

Journalism, A Most Deadly Profession

The cases of Ruben Espinosa, Gao Yu, and Sandeep Kothari demonstrate the worrying power of governments to crush freedom of expression. Methods of silencing journalists have moved beyond rigged… More

Free Expression Digest: Weds., August 19

Bangladesh arrests 3 over murders of secular bloggers, censorship is China's response to emergencies, a profile on Eritrea's forgotten journalists, and more... More

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