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Daniel Bergner is an author and journalist who writes for New York Times Magazine; in 2005 he won an Index award for his book Soldiers of Light, which told the stories from inside war-torn Sierra Leone.
Africa’s “forgotten crisis” is exacerbated by a breakdown in the media, which forces the population to live in an information blackout.
Data journalist Raymond Joseph reports on how low-cost technology is helping African newsrooms get hold of information that they couldn't previously track
Index on Censorship in association with ARTICLE 19, Senegal, invite you to a workshop to launch Frontline Freespeech, a pilot project seeking to amplify the voice of individuals under pressure. This workshop will bring together grassroots activists alongside leading free expression campaigners to share their recent experiences of censorship, to
Controversy surrounded the Namibian parliament's recent decision to make 40 amendments to the country's constitution without consulting civil society or the wider public. Gwen Lister reports
The English High Court should dismiss a ludicrous lawsuit against the British Humanist Association.
Having recently opened the first of several new film schools in eastern Africa, playwright and art awards nominee David Cecil spoke to Index about his transition from theatre production to African film production
Index remembers the Nobel and Booker Prize winning author, activist and long-time Index supporter
Six members of blogging group Zone 9 and three other journalists could could face terrorism charges in one of the world's deadliest countries for journalists
Index has looked at the countries taking part in arguably the biggest show on earth, and put together our own group of death -- the freedom of expression edition
The new ministry of communication seems a direct intervention to stem negative publicity for President Jacob Zuma and the ANC, Christi van der Westhuizen
Nigeria's security agents have abused the pretext of their own “war on terror” to threaten, harass, arrest, detain, and seize the equipment of local reporters. Alastair Sloan reports