A protest in Addis Ababa on September 17, over clashes that left at least 23 people dead. Access to mobile internet was cut during the unrest. 
(AFP/Maheder Haileselassie Tadese)
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Friends and activists gather outside the court room to demand justice for the murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on September 17, 2018. A British freelance reporter covering the trial was threatened on September 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
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Vietnam's acting Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung attends the World Economic Forum in Hanoi on September 12. A Vietnamese court has sentenced a journalist to four years in prison over his coverage of evictions. (Reuters/Kham)
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A Turkish flag waves over the Bosphorus strait as Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is seen in the background, on July 22, 2018, in Istanbul. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
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Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, pictured in Brussels in December 2017. CPJ is joining calls for Sweden to ensure  human rights are upheld in EU negotiations on surveillance equipment exports. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
CPJ joins call for Sweden to uphold human rights in EU regulation on surveillance equipment exports
A Snap banner covers the facade of the New York Stock Exchange in March 2017. The social media company's transparency report shows it received and complied with three government takedown requests for the Al-Jazeera Discover channel. (AFP/Bryan R. Smith)
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CPJ urges Bangladesh's president to return Digital Security Act to Parliament for revision

The CPJ expresses concern about the Digital Security Act that was passed on September 18 by the Parliament of Bangladesh, and urges President Abdul Hamid to return it to Parliament for review. CPJ is concerned that the legislation, if allowed to become law, would violate constitutional guarantees of freedom of the press, and would create extensive legal dangers for journalists in the normal course of carrying out their professional activities.

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