FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AWARDS
ABOUT THE AWARDS
Index on Censorship’s Freedom of Expression Awards celebrate those who have had significant impact fighting censorship anywhere in the world. There are four categories: Arts, Campaigning, Journalism and the Trustee award. Winners are honoured at a gala celebration in London and receive dedicated training and support.
"The Freedom of Expression Awards are a chance to recognise the astonishing work being done in extraordinary circumstances by artists, journalists, and campaigners around the world. Through exercising the simple right that we take for granted - the right to freely express themselves - they risk everything. The Freedom of Expression Awards bring their stories to light, recognise their courageous actions, and underscore how important it is to protect freedom of expression. We have some truly fantastic nominees this year, and I very much look forward to sharing their stories with you."
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READ MORE ON THE AWARDS
Winners of Index’s 2022 Freedom of Expression Awards announced
The “bravery and brilliance” of free expression champions from China, Cuba, Russia and Ukraine celebrated at annual awards
Trustee’s Award 2022
Andrey Kurkov is the winner in the 2022 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Trustees Award category
OVD-Info is the winner in the 2022 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Campaigning category
Sophia Huang Xueqin is a Chinese activist and journalist and is the winner of the 2022 Freedom of Expression Award in the journalism category
Hamlet Lavastida is the 2022 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Arts Fellow
Call for the immediate and unconditional release of Egyptian human rights defender Abdelrahman ‘Moka’ Tarek
Index and nine other organisations call for Moka's release as he receives the 2021 Freedom of Expression Awards
Trustees’ Award 2021
Arif Ahmed is a free speech activist and a fellow of Gonville & Caius College at the University of Cambridge and is the winner of the 2021 Freedom ...
Samira Sabou is a Nigerien journalist and blogger and is the winner of the 2021 Freedom of Expression Award in the journalism category
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