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Kazakhstan – Make rights key to good relations, says Human Rights Watch

The rights organisation is concerned about the violent crackdown on protesters and online censorship that occurred following a strike in the oil-rich town of Zhanaozen.

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Russia – Terror, threats and corruption: report of RSF fact-finding visit to Russian Caucasus

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: RSF representatives visited Chechnya and Dagestan from 9 to 13 September 2011, meeting with journalists, government officials and human rights activists.

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Russia – Five years after Politkovskaya’s assassination, impunity still reigns — IFEX

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: With the five-year anniversary of the murder of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya on 7 October, the recent arrest of the alleged gunmen

Russia – Southern Urals media community concerned over dismissal of editors

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Some journalists believe the purpose of the dismissals was to appoint persons loyal to the current administration prior to upcoming state Duma

Kazakhstan – Authorities harass independent online TV station, close studio — IFEX

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Harassment of Stan TV and the independent news agency Namystan intensified after they covered an unprecedented strike by oil workers in the

Russia – Editor beaten up in Severo-Kurilsk

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Alexander Chernega, editor and publisher of the newspaper "Paramushir-Vesti", was ruthlessly beaten after some of his critical stories about the local governor

Belarus – Heavy restrictions for released journalists

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The Belarusian security service (KGB) has released women journalists Natalya Radina and Irina Khalip, but has upheld criminal charges against them and

Kazakhstan – Legislative amendments fall short of decriminalising defamation, says Adil Soz

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Adil Soz believes recent Criminal Code amendments serve to diminish some penalties but do not sufficiently address the issue of criminalisation of

Russia – Freelance journalist reported missing

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Yekaterina Silina wrote about new Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin's initiatives and was in charge of scanning government officials' blogs.

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Belarus – Two more independent journalists jailed

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Boris Goretsky was sentenced to 14 days in jail for his alleged participation in protest rallies and Yevgeny Vaskovich was sentenced to

Belarus – Journalists continue to be detained and tried

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The KGB has detained journalist Andrzej Poczobut and freelance reporter Irina Charniauka; Poczobut was also summarily tried and fined.

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Belarus – Journalists charged, police raids continue in post-election crackdown

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Dozens of journalists arrested in a police crackdown on demonstrations that followed the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko last month remain in

Hungary – Journalists question Hungary’s leadership of Europe as media law provokes outrage

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Parliamentarians in Budapest agreed to create a new media council which will have the power to fine newspapers if they don't provide

Belarus – Crackdown on the press continues, with journalists arrested, sentenced

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Photojournalist Aleksandr Astafyev was sentenced to 10 days in jail and is currently on a hunger strike to protest the authorities' actions.

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Belarus – Writer and former Belarusian PEN President, Vladimir Neklyaev, arrested and beaten

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Vladimir Neklyaev was kidnapped from the hospital where he was taken after being beaten by security agents during post-election protests; his whereabouts

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