NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED [25 JAN]
Nominations for the 12th annual Index Freedom of Expression Awards close tomorrow. The awards, taking place on 28 March 2012, will honour those who, often at great personal risk, have given voice to issues and stories from around the globe that would otherwise have passed unnoticed.
The awards recognise:
• High quality work that promotes and defends free expression
• Work that took place or was created during 2011 and reflects current issues
Index on Censorship 40th Anniversary award
A special award in celebration of our 40th anniversary, recognising an organisation or individual who has done outstanding work in defence of free expression
This award recognises journalism of dogged determination and bravery
This award recognises the use of computer or internet technology to foster debate, argument or dissent. Nominations can also include those who enhance online freedom through the use of new technologies
Recognising visual and creative arts that support or promote freedom of expression, or artists facing censorship for their work
Awarded to campaigners who have fought repression, or have struggled to change political climates and perceptions
Send your nominations to awards[at]indexoncensorship.org or post them in the comment section below by Wednesday 25th January 2012.