Having recently opened the first of several new film schools in eastern Africa, playwright and art awards nominee David Cecil spoke to Index about his transition from theatre production to African film production
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The Index Award winner has launched a new project using song, dance and drama to teach rural Indians how to report on issues using their mobile phone
One of Nigeria’s top human rights lawyers spoke to Index on Censorship about the country’s recent anti-gay law and how its wording has resulted in an increase in hate crime against the LGBT community
Media freedom has always been on European Union’s agenda. With funding from the EU, four organisations, including Index on Censorship, will tackle problems currently facing journalists and media personnel across Europe. Alice Kirkland reports
An Azerbaijani journalist, who spoke critically of the authorities on social media, has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison.
New guidelines were released this week by the European Union Foreign Affairs Council specifically focusing on freedom of expression online and offline. Alice Kirkland reports
The votes are in but from which decade does the public think women had the strongest role in film?
With internet freedom currently a hot topic of conversation Index on Censorship, in collaboration with Doughty Street Chambers, hosted an esteemed panel of speakers to debate the question: ‘Who runs the internet?’
In 2013, National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked thousands of documents detailing US government surveillance to the press, igniting a global debate on the ways authorities can watch citizens’ communications
Tails is an open-source encryption tool that can help protect free online communication in any country, regardless of official limits on free expression.
International Freedom of Expression 2014 Arts Award Nominee and renowned Turkish playwright and novelist Meltem Arikan answered questions about her nomination during a Twitter chat with Index on Censorship