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An attack on free expression is an attack on society, says Peter Greste

An attack on free expression is an attack on society, says Peter Greste

The Al Jazeera journalist recently released after 400 days in Egyptian jail speaks about his time in jail, the campaign for his release and fellow journalists still imprisoned in Egypt

Index Awards 2015: Meet the 17 nominees who fight for free expression

Index Awards 2015: Meet the 17 nominees who fight for free expression

A journalist under 24-hour protection because of his reports into the Italian mafia, an Ecuadorian cartoonist facing prosecution for mocking a congressmen's pay packet, and lawyers who challenged Turkey over its social media ban, are among those shortlisted for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards

Azerbaijan: Government arrests investigative journalist

Azerbaijan: Government arrests investigative journalist

The arrest of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova today underscores the entrenched authoritarian instincts of the government of President Ilham Aliyev

Egypt: Regime pushes self-censorship on journalists

Egypt: Regime pushes self-censorship on journalists

The "loyalty pledge" taken by the editors of Egypt's largest newspapers has been seen as unusual even in a country where the media is in lockstep with the regime. Shahira Amin reports

No justice: how impunity silences journalists

No justice: how impunity silences journalists

Ahead of the International Day to End Impunity, journalists from around the world tell Index why impunity is a serious threat to free expression

Russia: End the cycle of impunity

Aleksandr Bastrykin Head of the Investigative Committee of Russian Federation The Investigative Committee of Russian Federation 105005, Russia, Moscow, Technicheskii Lane, 2 Sunday 2 November 2014 Dear Mr Bastrykin, RE: Request for investigation into the murder of Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev to be transferred to the Central Investigative Department of the Russian

Serbian prime minister grilled on press freedom at London event

Serbian prime minister grilled on press freedom at London event

Controversy surrounded Aleksandar Vucic’s Monday night lecture at the London School of Economics

Romania: Audiovisual Council paralysed in middle of election campaign

Romania: Audiovisual Council paralysed in middle of election campaign

As Romania heads into its election season, its television and radio regulator languishes. Zoltan Sipos reports on the trouble ahead

The future of journalism: Latest issue, autumn 2014

The future of journalism: Latest issue, autumn 2014

The explosion of social media, the rise of citizen reporters, the dangers of freelancing in a war zone, the invention of new technology: journalism is clearly going through its biggest changes in history. But will the public know more or less as a result? This is the question we explore

Greece: A tougher climate for press freedom

Greece: A tougher climate for press freedom

Index on Censorship spoke with Marilena Katsimi about how censorship is exercised in Greece, and to what extent journalists are allowed to report on social struggles in the country. Christos Syllas reports

Jodie Ginsberg: Five things you need to know before visiting Azerbaijan

Jodie Ginsberg: Five things you need to know before visiting Azerbaijan

London-based daily newspaper Metro ran a feature this month extolling the delights of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Jodie Ginsberg, CEO of Index on Censorship, fills readers in on what Metro missed.

Curacao journalists’ lonely and dangerous battle against corruption

Curacao journalists’ lonely and dangerous battle against corruption

The Dutch Caribbean island is far behind on press freedom, writes Mitra Nazar

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