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Event recap: Whose story is it anyway?

alt informationIndex on Censorship partnered a lively event at Rich Mix, London on Tuesday 21 April, along with Counterpoints Arts and Platforma Arts & Refugees Network.

Join the Index on Censorship youth board

Index on Censorship is recruiting for its next Youth Advisory Board. The new board will hold the position for six months from June-November 2015, have the chance to participate in monthly Google Hangout On Air discussions about current freedom of expression issues around the world and the opportunity to write articles to promoting the #IndexDrawtheLine social media […]

#IndexAwards2015: Journalism nominees

This week we will be showcasing our shortlisted nominees from the journalism category. This year’s nominees include Lirio Abbate, an Italian journalist whose investigations into the mafia mean he requires round-the-clock police protection; Safa Al Ahmad, whose documentary exposed details of an unreported mass uprising in Saudi Arabia; radio station Echo of Moscow, one of Russia’s last […]

Bahrain: Nine arrested for “misusing social media”

Nine people have been arrested in Bahrain for "misusing social media", a charge which is punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison.

Daniel Bergner: 2005 award winner constantly reminded of threats to free expression

alt informationDaniel Bergner is an author and journalist who writes for New York Times Magazine; in 2005 he won an Index award for his book Soldiers of Light, which told the stories from inside war-torn Sierra Leone.

Turkey: “An attack on women journalists is an attack on freedom”

alt informationTurkish novelist and contributing editor for Index on Censorship magazine, Kaya Genç, gives a short interview about the intimidation of female journalists in Turkey, read his full report in the winter issue

Şanar Yurdatapan: “The censorship and oppression on culture and arts is still going on”

alt informationWinner of the 2002 Index award for Circumvention of Censorship, Şanar Yurdatapan talks to Index about artistic censorship

Free access to the Index on Censorship magazine app

In September, Index on Censorship magazine launched a social media campaign which invited its readers to nominate a place which was symbolic of either free speech or censorship, with the winning locations being granted free access to the magazine app for one year. Nominations came from all over the world and the winning places are […]

Recap report: ArtFreedomWales free speech hearing

alt informationOn 27 November Index on Censorship hosted a free speech hearing at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff to ask the question: is Wales enjoying its right to artistic freedom of expression?

Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab and Zainab Al-Khawaja trials postponed

alt informationThe prominent human rights defenders are facing charges of insulting government institutions on Twitter and publicly insulting the king respectively

22 Oct: Eyes wide shut? Will the future of journalism mean we are better informed?

alt informationDon't miss the launch of the autumn edition of Index on Censorship magazine

Azerbaijan: Journalist Arzu Geybulla threatened

alt informationAzerbaijani journalist Arzu Geybulla has been the subject of ongoing intimidation via social media