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Senegal: Frontline Freespeech Workshop, 2 Oct

Senegal: Frontline Freespeech Workshop, 2 Oct

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

Namibia: Journalist attacked as rushed constitutional changes raise red flags

Namibia: Journalist attacked as rushed constitutional changes raise red flags

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

Padraig Reidy: Dismiss Lady Apostle’s ludicrous lawsuit

Padraig Reidy: Dismiss Lady Apostle’s ludicrous lawsuit

The English High Court should dismiss a ludicrous lawsuit against the British Humanist Association.

Index Awards 2014: Catching up with arts nominee David Cecil

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

In memory of Nadine Gordimer

In memory of Nadine Gordimer

Index remembers the Nobel and Booker Prize winning author, activist and long-time Index supporter

Ethiopia: Young bloggers jailed for over two months without charge

Ethiopia: Young bloggers jailed for over two months without charge

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

Group of death: The worst World Cup countries for free expression

Group of death: The worst World Cup countries for free expression

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

South Africa’s new “ministry of propaganda” aims to control free flow of information

South Africa’s new “ministry of propaganda” aims to control free flow of information

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: Journalists targeted in “war on terror”

Nigeria: Journalists targeted in “war on terror”

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

Rommy Mom: Nigeria’s gay marriage law is misleading and harmful

Rommy Mom: Nigeria’s gay marriage law is misleading and harmful

One of Nigeria's top human rights lawyers spoke to Index on Censorship about the country's recent anti-gay law and how its wording has resulted in an increase in hate crime against the LGBT community

South Africa: From glory to uncomfortable glare

South Africa: From glory to uncomfortable glare

Olympic glory has melted in the glare of media attention shining a spotlight two athlete's most intimate moments. Firdose Moonda reports

South African band that wrote song about Mugabe denied entry to Zimbabwe

South African band that wrote song about Mugabe denied entry to Zimbabwe

Freshlyground were turned away at Harare International Airport just hours before they were set to play at the closing night of a festival in the capital, Firdose Moonda reports

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