Category : Events

HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship

alt informationWhat is hate speech? What is behind the rise of hate-speech legislation and codes? Are some words and ideas just too hateful for public life? Is policing hate speech the best way to protect equality and freedom -- or is free speech, more speech, the answer?

First Amendment under threat?

alt informationExperts working on the security of journalists, press freedom and freedom of expression gather in London to discuss trends that are contributing to a decline in media freedom in the US, and what needs to happen to reverse the situation

Risks, rights and reputations: challenging a risk averse culture

alt informationThis vital half-day training for CEOs and chairs of trustees supports arts and cultural organisations to handle difficult subjects and sensitive stories to deliver the best work possible

President Erdoğan to visit UK: Join the #FreeTurkeyMedia protest

alt informationTurkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be visiting the UK for official meetings from 13-15 May. Join us for a protest outside the Turkish Embassy in London calling for the release of Turkey's imprisoned journalists.

Uncensored: Banned and censored plays

alt informationFrom Molière’s Tartuffe in 1664 to Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s Behtzi in 2004, governments and theatres alike have prevented the performance of play texts for political, social and cultural reasons.

Index at the Hay Festival

alt informationJoin Index on Censorship magazine editor Rachael Jolley for two panels at Hay Festival 2018.

Vigil for Daphne Caruana Galizia

alt informationOn 16 April, we will be holding a vigil at Malta House in London to mark six months since Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder and to continue calls for justice.