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10 Feb: Counter-censorship workshop

10 Feb: Counter-censorship workshop

​In 2015 and beyond, there is a world of new challenges for the journalist — from legal threats​, online harassment and intimidation​,​ ​to ​surveillance and physical attacks​.​ Index staff, guest speakers and participants will discuss risks and challenges, highlight ​effective ​measures​ that​ exist​ to combat these, and​ share experience and

30 Jan: Walking the Tightrope – the tension between art and politics

30 Jan: Walking the Tightrope – the tension between art and politics

Presenting the world premiere of a collection of 12 explosive political five minute plays by writers including Mark Ravenhill, Neil LaBute and Caryl Churchill. Arising from events and decisions relating to The Underbelly and Incubator Theatre’s The City, Exhibit B and the Barbican, and The Tricycle Theatre. Each performance will include all twelve

23 Jan: Vigil for Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes

23 Jan: Vigil for Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes

Index on Censorship, English PEN and Article 19 will hold a peaceful vigil in front of the embassy of Saudi Arabia at 9am on Friday 23 January in condemnation of the ongoing flogging and imprisonment of Raif Badawi. Please meet at the Curzon Street side of the embassy. Blogger and

2 Feb: Index magazine debate: Do we need a First Amendment in the UK?

2 Feb: Index magazine debate: Do we need a First Amendment in the UK?

Index on Censorship launch our Winter 2015 magazine on a historic day at the British Library

27 Nov: Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case – film screening + Q&A

27 Nov: Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case – film screening + Q&A

Join Index for a screening and discussion of Andreas Johnsen's acclaimed documentary about the famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei

27 Nov: ArtFreedomWales free speech hearing

27 Nov: ArtFreedomWales free speech hearing

Index on Censorship is coming to Cardiff to ask the question: is Wales enjoying its right to artistic freedom of expression?

Recap report: Is it ever better to censor than to cause offence?

Recap report: Is it ever better to censor than to cause offence?

Index on Censorship and the Bush Theatre organised a debate as a part of the RADAR Festival, to explore the rights of the artist to free expression and to examine the role of arts institutions in defending and promoting free expression

Recap report: #IndexDrawTheLine at Lilian Baylis School

Recap report: #IndexDrawTheLine at Lilian Baylis School

Ahead of the UK general election, students discussed voting rights and free expression

20 Nov: The cost of free information (BBC Radio 3)

20 Nov: The cost of free information (BBC Radio 3)

Catch Index CEO Jodie Ginsberg speaking at BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival 2014

17 Nov: Protest against Azerbaijan civil society crackdown

For six months, Azerbaijan has been chairing the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Europe’s top human rights body. During that period, Azerbaijan unleashed an unprecedented crackdown against civil society—including the imprisonment of human rights defenders and political activists who criticised the government. Today, as the situation for

13 Nov: Is it ever better to censor than to cause offence?

13 Nov: Is it ever better to censor than to cause offence?

Join Index as part of RADAR Festival at the Bush Theatre in London to explore the rights of the artist to free expression

Recap report: freedom of expression for artists working in Welsh in Wales?

Recap report: freedom of expression for artists working in Welsh in Wales?

The second ArtFreedomWales Google Hangout

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