Category : Index Reports

The UK government’s online harms white paper: implications for freedom of expression

alt informationParliament must be fully involved in shaping the government’s proposals for online regulation as the proposals have the potential to cause large-scale impacts on freedom of expression and other rights.

Freedom of expression and the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act

alt informationBritain’s new counter-terrorism bill, which passed into law on Tuesday, threatens freedom of expression, Index warns

Mapping Media Freedom 2017 annual report

alt informationMapping Media Freedom has been monitoring press freedom violations since May 2014.

It’s not just Trump: threats to US media freedom go far deeper, survey shows

alt informationThreats to media freedom in the United States go far beyond the high-profile attacks on news outlets made by President Donald Trump, a new study shows.

Journalists in jeopardy: new report launches media freedom campaign

alt informationMedia Freedom Month highlights pressures on journalists. Report shows media workers silenced through violence and arrest in 2016

Media freedom comes under unprecedented crackdown in 3Q 2016

alt informationAn unprecedented series of crackdowns on media professionals and news outlets took place during the third quarter of 2016, recorded by Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project.

Journalists caught in the middle: Protests turn violent across Europe

alt informationViolence against journalists in Europe increased in the second quarter of 2016, reports submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform show.

Mapping Media Freedom: Two years of uncovering attacks on Europe’s press

alt informationMapping Media Freedom launched to the public on 24 May 2014. Two years on, the platform has verified over 1,800 media violations

Obscene Publications

alt informationObscene publications are governed by the Obscene Publications Act 1959 and the Obscene Publications Act 1964.

Report: Pressure on media professionals and pluralism growing

alt informationPressure on Europe’s journalists as they do their jobs saw no let up during the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a survey of verified incidents of violations reported to Index on Censorship’s project Mapping Media Freedom.

Turkey: Increased pressure on journalists jeopardises public interest

alt informationEscalating pressure on media has significantly impacted journalists' ability to report on matters of public interest