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30 Oct: We Are the Giant screening + discussion at BFI

30 Oct: We Are the Giant screening + discussion at BFI

Index on Censorship is partnering with the BFI and others for a screening of We Are the Giant – a documentary featuring inspirational and gripping stories of six individuals who spoke their minds during the Arab Spring including Bahraini activist Maryam Al-Khawaja. The screening will be followed by a discussion featuring Maryam

22 Oct: Eyes wide shut? Will the future of journalism mean we are better informed?

22 Oct: Eyes wide shut? Will the future of journalism mean we are better informed?

Don't miss the launch of the autumn edition of Index on Censorship magazine

Recap report: Index on Censorship at the north east British Youth Council Convention

Recap report: Index on Censorship at the north east British Youth Council Convention

Index on Censorship visited the British Youth Council’s Convention for the north-east to hear what they thought about the key free speech issues of the moment. The two groups looked at our Draw the Line question for the month “Should the police do more to protect free speech?” and quickly

Recap report: Draw the Line – The fuzz and free speech: Should the police do more?

Recap report: Draw the Line – The fuzz and free speech: Should the police do more?

For this month’s Draw the Line event, Index on Censorship held a workshop to discuss what role the police should play in encouraging or protecting freedom of expression. The debate kicked off asking if the police should have a role in protecting free speech at all. The group’s opinion varied with

15 Oct: Press Conference with recently freed Bahrain activist Maryam Alkhawaja

15 Oct: Press Conference with recently freed Bahrain activist Maryam Alkhawaja

Bahrain human rights defender and 2012 Index Award Winner Nabeel Rajab is being detained and facing trial under arrest for peacefully expressing his views on Twitter. Please join Index on Censorship and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) for a press conference with Bahraini activist and Co-Director of

9 Oct: Draw the Line – The fuzz and free speech: Should the police do more?

9 Oct: Draw the Line – The fuzz and free speech: Should the police do more?

The police play an important part in civil society but how far should they go in protecting free speech? Join us on 9 Oct to debate about where to draw the line.

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

Tunisia: Frontline Freespeech Workshop, 30 Sept

Tunisia: Frontline Freespeech Workshop, 30 Sept

Index on Censorship in association with Article 19, Tunisia, 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

India: Frontline Freespeech Workshop, 24 Sept

India: Frontline Freespeech Workshop, 24 Sept

Index on Censorship in association with the Digital Empowerment Foundation, India, invite you to a workshop to launch Frontline Freespeech, a pilot project seeking to amplify the voice of individuals under pressure.

24 Sept: Free Banned Books Week Webinar

24 Sept:  Free Banned Books Week Webinar

In this one-hour webinar, we will “travel” from London, to South Carolina, to Texas, to California, to talk with three activists about the problems they face and their efforts to un-ban books as well as Congresswoman Linda Sanchez about why their efforts are so important.

Save the Date: ArtFreedomWales Symposium 27 Nov

Save the Date: ArtFreedomWales Symposium 27 Nov

Join artists from all fields and working at all levels in Wales for an afternoon of participatory debate and open, honest discussion.

26 August: Artists working in Welsh – opportunities and obstacles to expression? (Google Hangout, 11.30am)

26 August: Artists working in Welsh – opportunities and obstacles to expression? (Google Hangout, 11.30am)

Index on Censorship is delighted to announce the second in a series of online conversations about artistic freedom of expression in Wales. This conversation forms part of our ArtFreedomWales programme looking at how artistic freedom is regarded, debated and promoted across the arts sector in Wales – in the press,

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