Index on Censorship officially launched its Mapping Media Freedom platform at the London residence of Swedish Ambassador Torbjörn Sohlström
Mary Meisenzahl and Claire Kopsky
The director of advocacy at the Bahrain Institute for Human Rights and Democracy stepped onto the embassy’s steps and was arrested a few minutes later
Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been in prison in Bahrain for a full year for expressing opinions. During this time, he has been primarily held in solitary confinement
Following similar events in the USA and Australia, the Orwell Foundation sponsored the first start-to-finish live reading of George Orwell’s 1984 in the UK on 6 June.