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Campaigns and statements

Bahrain: Free Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace

Bahrain: Free Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace

Nine Bahraini and international NGOs and the University College Union launched a campaign this week marking the 100th day of detained human rights defender Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace’s hunger strike

News and features

Handbook on laws protecting free expression launched

Handbook on laws protecting free expression launched

The handbook aims to provide journalists and bloggers worldwide with guidance on the international legal framework protecting their rights to freedom of expression

Events

23 July: Unsilencing Pakistan — a tribute to Sabeen Mahmud

23 July: Unsilencing Pakistan — a tribute to Sabeen Mahmud

Join in commemorating and celebrating an extraordinary woman who lost her life working fearlessly for free expression, human rights and social change

From the magazine

Letter: Academic freedom is under threat and needs urgent protection

Letter: Academic freedom is under threat and needs urgent protection

With threats ranging from "no-platforming", to governments trying to suppress critical voices, and corporate controls on research funding, academics and writers from across the world have signed Index's open letter on why academic freedom needs urgent protection

Current issue: Fired, threatened, imprisoned

Summer 2015: Fired, threatened, imprisoned

What is the state of academic freedom in 2015? Index on Censorship magazine’s summer issue takes a global vantage point to explore all the current threats – governmental, economic and social – faced by students, teachers and academics. Also in this issue: Sir Harold Evans, AC Grayling, Tom Holland and Xinran present their free-speech heroes.

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